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General information

  • Location address
    Thessalinika
  • Location country
    Greece
  • Year of construction
    2006
  • Name of the client/building owner
    Cosmos Mall
  • Function of building
    Shops and stores
  • Degree of enclosure
    Fully enclosed 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

A golden painted carpentry support the textile membrane built to close the roof of a mall in an original way. The cap of this textile structure is a disk made of transparent plexiglass making sunrays and light passing through. The tent covers a 20m diameter circular area. The central part is supported by a ring located at the top of apusher pole. The base of the pusher is supported by nine rod bars connected to the top of concrete columns.
The covering membrane is a single layer type with a total negative curvature, stabilised through prestress. Under the membrane layer cables are located to avoid snow pounding and safety cables guarantee stability of the pusher column.

Description of the environmental conditions

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Fabric/Hybrid/Foil
    Fabric
  • Type (code)
    Ferrari precontraint 1302 T

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    315

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Permanent

Involved companies

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