Tensile cover placed at the main square of Navas de Estena
Navas de Estena, Ciudad Real
Ø 15 m
Ayuntamiento de Navas de Estena
Description Tensile cover in Navas de Estena
It is tensile cover with the shape of a hyperbolic paraboloid that covers the square of the town hall of Navas de Estena. This cover offers a pleasant and cozy space in this square, all respecting the harmony of the urban core.
The cover plan view is an hexagonal form with a diameter 14.90m and occupying an area of approximately 123 m². The vertices of the canvas are fixed, 3 of them to low pillars, and the remaining 3 to high pillars. The low pillars are embedded in the foundation and the high pillars supported by two cables to their respective foundations.
The cover is made in one piece. It has a cable around its perimeter, which is fixed by the vertices to the anchor plates located in the structure.