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.

Entry Paradise Pavilion

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

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The RAIA Bar

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

  

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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Moet & Chandon

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

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Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre - Suspended Ceiling


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

  

Australian Catholic University Artwork & Fall Arrest Netting

Tensys Engineers Pty Ltd (Engineer)

Location: Fitzroy, Victoria.   Completed: 2015

Client: Australian Catholic University

Team: Amy Watson (Artist), Tensys Engineers, Turner & Townsend Thinc (Proj Man.), Shape Australia, Ronstan

This project was entered in the 2013 LSAA Design Awards

Entrant:         LAVA

Category:  1    ID Number:  1567

Location:         Casula Powerhouse, Casula NSW

Client:             Object Gallery

Completion Date:  July 2013

Credits:

Architect:        Chris Bosse

Structural Engineer: Büro für Leichtbau (Germany)

Fabricator:       Fabric Shelters Workshop (NZ)

Steelwork:       GKR Interiors (Australia)

APPLICATION OF PROJECT:

Cloud City: An urban ecosystem is a sculptural rendition of Chris Bosse’s vision of a future city - a soaring, stretched membrane cloud anchored to the ‘city’ on the gallery floor by high-rise towers that have been re-skinned and revitalised. A series of large circular forms, doubly curved, is made of stretchy lycra.

The installation is part of a nation-wide exhibition by 12 Australian designers that explores the potential of design in our lives and generates ideas that could ‘change the way we inhabit the world’.

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Tower House Netting

Tensys Engineers Pty Ltd (Engineer)

Location: Fitzroy, Victoria.   Completed: 2014

Client: Philip & Sophia Ross

Team: Áustin Maynard Architects, Maurice Farrugia & Assoc, Tensys – net design & details, Oxley Nets (net) McDonald Marine (ropes), Overend Constructions Pty Ltd