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: Lightweight Structures Group SA, Canada
Architects: Samuel Fournier Designer
Scope: structural design, form-finding and cutting
Planning period: 2007–2008