The roof of the Oxigeno mall in Costa Rica consists of a membrane of 1600 square metres of ETFE. The wafer-thin roof is mugh lighter and cheaper than a conventional glass-steel structure. Jakob Rope Systems supplied the cables for a support structure that supports the roof. To protect the membrane, we developed a special knot connecting the cables.
Stranded wires ø 12 mm
Turnbuckle with clevis ends FORTE
Planning and general supplier of the membrane roof: 3dtex GmbH
Image credit: 3dtex GmbH