Textile Roofing of floating platforms, Poruklu Marina, Turkey, 2008

Aluminium, Form-finding, Membrane, Patterning, Temporary

The supporting structure of this roof system for floating platforms is fully made of aluminium. The membrane is composed of PVC-coated polyester and can be reefed in stormy weather. In addition, the construction is tolerant against displacements caused by heavy seas.

Client: LWSG Canada
Architects: LWSG
Scope: structural design, form-finding and cutting
Planning period: 2007–2008
Completion: 2009

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