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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.

 

Project entered in the LSAA 2016 Design Awards (Cat 7, 7245)

Snow Globe Xmas Pavilion

Entrant: Aurecon (Engineer)

Location: IFC Shopping Mall, Hong Kong.   Completed: November 2014

Client: Elite Showcase Ltd, Hong Kong

Team: Elenberg Fraser, Aurecon, Eliye Showcase Ltd, Hong Kong

Application

Creation of a structurally challenging temporary indoor feature to entertain and attract the public to a Hong Kong shopping centre at Christmas.

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Project Entered in the LSAA 2016 Design Awards (Internal Structures, #74)

Entrant: GeoMetal Limited (Design & Engineering)

Location: Nonthaburi, Thailand.   Completed: 24 August 2014 Client: Central Pattana Public Company Limited

Team: MAAR, Fastech Company Limited, Project Planing Public Company Limited, Power Line Engineering Public Company Limited

Application: A ceiling for a Shopping Mall in Thailand

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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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Listen Out Festival Temporary Tensile Canopy - LSAA 2013 Award of Excellence (Cat 6, #6512)

Entrant: Tensys Engineers Pty Ltd

  • Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Melbourne
  • Client: Listen Out Festival, Melbourne 2013 - Completion Date: 2013

Judges Comments:

"Beautifully resolved on all levels."

"An innovative, imaginative and thoroughly engaging project. So right for purpose - a canopy under which to shelter in a park while listening to music. Great colour. Joyful work that captures the spirit and essence of lightweight construction."

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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

Application Shade structures for an Educational Facility

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Entrant: UFS Australasia Pty Ltd - Designer / Fabricator

Location: Murwillumbah - Northern NSW   Client: Multispan Australia Pty Ltd
Struct. Eng.: Ferrari Proprietary System    Builder: Universal Fabric Structures / Ozrig
Fabricator: Fabric Shelter Systems

Project entered in the LSAA 2009 Design Awards, Category 4 (47063) - Internal and Sculptures

The revamped Murwillumbah swimming pool located in Northern NSW, now known as the Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre, offers the public an interactive leisure pool, waterslide, barbeque & picnic area, covered grandstand and refurbished outdoor Olympic pool. The suspended ceiling needed to not be susceptible to corrosion and provide an acoustic balance to traditionally noisy swimming pool halls

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Entered in the LSAA 2007 Design Awards (4001)  Category Internal and Sculptures

Entrant: Taiyo Membrane Corp (MakMax)

Client: Moet & Chandon Australia     Architect: Chris Bosse (PTW)
Structural Engineer: Xiang Du (TMC)    Fabricator(s): Taiyo Membrane Corp

Application and Function:

The marquee was for Melbourne Cup 2005, Australia’s biggest annual horse racing event.  It was created

to transform a marquee to a striking, atmospheric event space inspired by the formation and structure of champagne bubbles of Moet & Chandon.

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Entry in the LSAA 2007 Design Awards (4002)  Project Category "Internal and Sculptures"

Entrant: Taiyo Membrane Corp (MakMax)

Location: Essen, Germany. Completed August 2006
Client: Chris Bosse    Architect: Taiyo Membrane Corp & Chris Bosse
Structural Engineer: Xiang Du (TMC)   Fabricator(s): Taiyo Membrane Corp

Application and Function:

The design was created for the Zeche Zollverein ENTRY 2006 exhibition.  The structure reflects the natural curves of bubbles and organic cells and translates these into a 3 dimensional space.

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