Tag: Tensile structure

University buildings Turin: membrane canopy for the roof planned by formTL engineers

University buildings Turin: membrane canopy for the roof planned by formTL engineers

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• August 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

The esteemed university of Turin has been gradually modernising its architecture. This has involved moving all the university faculties to a new campus which is to be completed with a building complex designed by the architects Foster + Partners, London. The buildings are aligned as a triangle with a circular open area. The large extent […]

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Grand opening of Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre, the world's tallest tensile structure

Grand opening of Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre, the world’s tallest tensile structure

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• July 7, 2010 • Comments (1)

The grand opening of the Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre was recently held in Kazakhstan. It is the world’s tallest tensile structure designed by UK-based architectural firm Foster + Partners.  The project is located at the northern end of the new city axis and soars 150 metres from an elliptical base to form the highest peak on […]

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FIFA World Cup 2010 – Moses Mabhida Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – Moses Mabhida Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 25, 2010 • Comments (2)

In Durban, South Africa, the 70,000-seater Moses Mabhida Stadium by gmp architekten has an unique architectural feature inspired by the South African flag. With its grand arch design, the two legs of the arch on the southern side of the stadium come together to form a single footing on the northern side, symbolizing the new […]

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