Covered Walkway for a Shopping Mall

Nowadays, more and more commercial centers are launched. Among those, consumers always pay attention and choose the eye-catching, sophisticated design as a destination for shopping. Because of that reason, the architects study a unique design to attract pedestrians and Membrane structures is their choice.

 

Entrant: GeoMetal Limited (Design & Engineering)

Location: Nonthaburi, Thailand.   

Completed: 24 August 2015

Client: Central Pattana Public Company Limited

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

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DESIGN / FABRICATION / INSTALLATION BRIEF

First concept was a waving, curved surface, using steel arch as supporting structures.
Engineering works also include form-finding, structure analysis, CFD analysis, detailing design, Installation method.

STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS

Rigid frame, steel three-dimensional curved arch

MATERIALS

Central skywalk fabric area 191 sqm.

Steel weight 7.410 tons.

Fabric type 702T2 - High-frequency welding method was chosen .