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General information

  • Location address
    Pierson Park, Tarrytown, NY
  • Location country
    United States
  • Year of construction
    2013
  • Name of the client/building owner
    Village of Tarrytown, NY
  • Function of building
    Public spaces
  • Degree of enclosure
    Open structure
  • Climatic zone
    Temperate - cold winters and mild summers
  • Type of application of the membrane
    covering
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Rain protection
    • Sun protection

Description

The unique double hypar shape is achieved using tensegrity cable and strut arrangements supported on the structural steel frame. Both the structural steel components and tensile membrane are designed to meet the loading criteria as required by building code. Design time and fabrication took approximately 8 weeks and when the structure was delivered to the project site it was built in under a week’s time.

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Fabric/Hybrid/Foil
    Fabric
  • Type (code)
    FERRARI 902 S

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    75

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Permanent
  • Convertible or mobile
    Convertible

Involved companies

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