• external
  • fig 1
  • fig 2
  • fig 3
  • fig 4
  • fig 5
  • fig 6

General information

  • Location address
    Restaurante Hacienda Real Zona 10, Guatemala
  • Location country
  • Name of the client/building owner
    Grupo AB, S. A.
  • Function of building
    Restaurants & bars
  • Degree of enclosure
    Open structure
  • Climatic zone
    Tropical - hot and wet all year
  • Number of layers
  • Type of application of the membrane
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Daylight gains
    • Rain protection
    • Space defining elements
    • Sun protection
    • Thermal insulation
    • Wind protection


This restaurant is the most exclusive of the area, located in the “zona viva” of Guatemala city, it was designed to provide sun and rain protection for the “patio” and fountain area of the restaurant.
The openings at the sides were one of the main specifications in order to express and give life to the colonial architecture of the place.
At the day you can see the shadows of the trees as a reflection in the interior of the membrane, and at night the illumination system have the same effect on it.

Description of the environmental conditions

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Fabric/Hybrid/Foil
  • Type (code)
    Ferrari, Precontraint 502
  • Material Fabric/Foil
  • Material coating
    Formula S: Calibrated PVDF alloy
  • Weight (g/m2)

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure

Involved companies