Project Entered in the LSAA 2016 Design Awards (Cat 1, Small Fabric Structures, #71)
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.
The 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.
Covered Walkway for a Shopping Mall
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
Rigid frame, steel three-dimensional curved arch
Central skywalk fabric area 191 sqm. Steel weight 7.410 tons.
Fabric type 702T2 - High-frequency welding method was chosen.