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Lightweight geometric forms filling an internal space generally with no applied environmental loads - from wind, rain or snow - but usually a small amount of prestress.

 

Entrant: MakMax Australia – Designer
Location: 31 Alfred Street - Sydney NSW 2000
Client: City of Sydney
Architect: LAVA (Laboratory of Visionary Architecture)
Struct. Eng.: MakMax Australia
Others: MakMax (Installation)
Fabricator: MakMax Australia

This project was entered in the LSAA 2009 Design Awards (Cat 4, 4898)

No further details have been entered at this stage.

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Entry in the LSAA 2007 Design Awards (Cat 4, 4022)

Entrant: Structurflex Ltd
Client: Vector Arena
Architect: Peddle Thorpe Architects
Structural Engineer: Compusoft Engineering Auckland
Fabricator(s): Structurflex Ltd

Aside from the images below, no further details have been added at this stage.

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Entered in the LSAA 2016 Design Awards (Cat 6, 6425)

Entrant:  John Wardle Architects (Architect / Designer)

Location: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.   Completed: 15 September 2015

Client: National Gallery of Victoria

Team: Matthew van Kooy, John Bahoric, Electrolight (lighting), 3D Structural Solutions (Shop Drawings), Light Project, Engineering Directions

Details have not been entered, some images can be viewed below:

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Ref: sliders/DA2016/Cat6/6425

 

Entry in the LSAA 2007 Design Awards (4002)

Entrant: Taiyo Membrane Corp
Client: Chris Bosse
Architect: Taiyo Membrane Corp & Chris Bosse
Structural Engineer: Xiang Du (TMC)
Fabricator(s): Taiyo Membrane Corp

Aside from the images below, no further details have been entered at this stage.

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LSAA 2011 Design Award Entry (Cat 7, 7321) Pou Manawa - Auckland International Airport

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Pou Manawa (Maori name for the Tree) is the heart of the new retail centre at Auckland International Airport, it stands proud where people gather, coming and going from their journeys around the world.

Fabric Structure Systems were approached with a brief to develop the significant sculptural piece for the Auckland International Airport’s retail departures area.

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Entrant: MakMax Australia – Designer
Location: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre – Melbourne
Client: The Australian Institute of Architects
Architect: LAVA
Struct. Eng.: MakMax Australia
Others: MakMax (Installation)
Fabricator: MakMax Australia

This project was entered in the LSAA 2009 Design Awards, Category 4 (4931)

No further details have been entered at this stage.

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Project entered in the LSAA 2016 Design Awards (Cat 7, 4772)

Tarek Automated Retractable Umbrellas

Entrant: MakMax Australia (Engineer, Fabricator, Installer)

Location: Al Sadd Doho, Qatar.   Completed: February 2016

Client: Taiyo Middle East

Team: Peter Kamols, Robert McDonald, Mike Lester MakMax Australia, MakMax Australia

No further details have been entered at this stage.

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Ref: sliders/DA2016/Cat7/4772

Very lightweight highly curved forms may be used to create exciting geometric forms to fill a void.

There will be no external environmental loads from wind, rain or snow but a small degree of prestress and accurate patterning are required.

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