Lonas Lorenzo S.A. De C.V. Guadalajara, JAL

Project Details

Fabric 1

Producer: Nowofol GmbH
Supplier: Nowofol GmbH

Fabric 2

TX30 Type IV
Producer: Serge Ferrari North America Inc.
Supplier: Serge Ferrari North America Inc.

Engineer Name 1
Rodolfo Ulloa/ Gerardo Amezcua

Engineer Company 1
Lonas Lorenzo SA de CV

Design Name
ELKUS MANFREDI / Idea Asociados

Design Company

Architect Name

Architect Company
Lonas Lorenzo SA de CV

Fabrication Name
Lonas Lorenzo SA de CV

Fabrication Company
Lonas Lorenzo SA de CV

Project Manager Name

Project Manager Company

Installation Company
Lonas Lorenzo SA de CV

Please describe the project specifications

The project consist in 2 halls and the main walkway of the shopping mall, where the main idea was to have the feeling of being outside but with a better thermal sensation, the project consist in an variable radial structure where you have a repetitive arch that contains a cushion of ETFE and one part of TX30 that increase the size along the walkway to create a soft and enjoyable natural lighting.

What was the purpose of this project? What did the client request?

The client requested a roof that fulfill the requirements of the thermal study they have from the first analysis made for a glass roof, then the first thing to do was to find the combination of ETFE properties that fills the G values asked by the client and to make bigger spaces than the original glass proposal.

What is unique or complex about the project?

The unique about the project was the combination of materials, and how to make the installation of these two materials, we create a drain in between the cushions and the steel structure to have a clean set of materials.

What were the results of the project?

The space is incredible comfortable and thermal balanced, the client is very happy with the result and the structure looks amazing.

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