Shanghai Taiyo Kogyo Co. Ltd. Shanghai,
Wong & Ouyang (HK) Ltd.
Shanghai Taiyo Kogyo Co. Ltd.
Project Manager Company
Please describe the project specifications
The canopy consists of 300 pieces of ETFE air cushions with surface area of 6000 m2. The primary steel structure is a free style single layer space grid shell.
What was the purpose of this project? What did the client request?
The ETFE canopy covers the link bridge connecting several retail and office buildings. ETFE air cushion is selected to create an iconic landmark. People under the canopy can be free of rain water and enjoy the sunshine. In the evening, the canopy presents a stunning visual effect with LED lighting system which can be seen from high-rise building surrounding.
What is unique or complex about the project?
The diamond and triangle are the basic 2 shapes of the ETFE air cushions. Each cushion has unique geometry. In order to follow the geometry of primary steel which has large tolerance the patterning is based on site measurement.
What were the results of the project?
The owner is very satisfied with our engineering quality, construction progress, after-sale service and other aspects.
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