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The Shed

Scope: Value engineering of the ETFE cushions for the movable shell. The main challenge was the highly curved areas along the upper edge. The clamping hardware had to accommodate this, as well as provide sufficient provisions for tolerances in fabrication and installation.
Country: USA
Client: Birdair, Inc.
Architect: Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Size: 4100 m2 of ETFE cushions
Photo: Ajay Suresh, Ergo Sum
Partner: LEICHT
From the patio side
Facade condition: 1_base profiles (red - welded center piece, green - standard runs) | 2_gasket with overlaps and cap for the center | 3_gaskets on standard runs (green) | 4_cap profiles on standard runs
From the side of building