Norway Pavilion, Expo Shanghai, China, 2010

Form-finding, Membrane, Structural Design, Timber

The supporting structure of the Pavilion consists of 15 tree elements. These laminated timber constructions are spanned by a PTFE membrane. The membrane is covering an area of 2,500 m². The maximum span is 11 metres. 

Client: sweco, Knippers Helbig Ingenieure
Architects: Helen & Hard
Contract type: subcontract Knippers Helbig Ingenieure
Construction work: structural design, form-finding, membrane installation
Planning period: 2008–2009
Completion: 2010

up

up