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.
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
Snow Globe Xmas Pavilion
Location: IFC Shopping Mall, Hong Kong. Completed: November 2014
Client: Elite Showcase Ltd, Hong Kong
Team: Elenberg Fraser, Aurecon, Eliye Showcase Ltd, Hong Kong
Tarek Automated Retractable Umbrellas
Entrant: MakMax Australia (Engineer, Fabricator, Installer)
Location: Al Sadd Doho, Qatar. Completed: February 2016
Client: Taiyo Middle East
Team: Peter Kamols, Robert McDonald, Mike Lester MakMax Australia, 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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