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.

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

Central Westgate Ceiling

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

Vector Arena Atrium Lights

Entrant: Structurflex Ltd
Client: Vector Arena
Architect: Peddle Thorpe Architects
Structural Engineer: Compusoft Engineering Auckland
Fabricator(s): Structurflex Ltd

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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

  

Green Void

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

  

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

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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