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Project • By NOMAD CONCEPTOffices

Nomad Concept - corporate projects

The graceful sails created by The Nomad Concept (Belgium) fit into almost any environment, from the intimate atmosphere of a private garden to the more pragmatical character of offices, public projects or events.Whether the aim is mainly to create shade or to provide protection from rain or to create a secluded area away from the world, architect Amandus VanQuaille always looks for a solution with high artistic value. The sails are used as an entrance canopy, smoking areas or outdoor dining area, cover of a terrace etc... MaterialsThe architectural sails are made of high-quality, innovative materials, with every detail being literally worked out to perfection. The masts are made of anodised aluminium, stainless steel or standardis... More

Project • By NOMAD CONCEPTShopping Centres

Julianus Tongeren - Belgium

Literally balancing between art, design and architecture, searching the extremities of materials, static design and adequate forms, this sail sculpture spans it’s huge wings like a dynamic bird or dragon above the courtyard of the former monastery in Tongeren (Belgium). A large free-span structure of 37m x 37 is supported by 3 fly- ing masts of each 17meter high, balancing on stainless steel wires. No mast touches the ground to keep the free space of the courtyard. A ‘beak’ snaps to the pond and solitary tree in the courtyard. Because of the dramatic sculptural effect of this mem- brane, the architect calls his realization “sail sculpture”. The membrane in Tongeren is realized in PTFE with a translucency of 40%. Un- der the grey and often... More

Project • By SEFARShops

Bal Harbour Shops Luxury Mall

Project. Bal Harbour Shops in Miami Beach, Florida is superlative in every respect. The prestigious open-air shopping mall has the highest sales per square foot of any shopping center in the world. It features the finest retail establishments in a setting that epitomizes luxury. Concept/Design. The canopy’s mechanized retracting structure, referred to as En-Fold, deploys the SEFAR® Architecture TENARA® Fabric, gently and quietly unfolding it until it stretches out completely flat to form a translucent fabric roof. This happens with the push of a button on a wireless remote control. It was built for Bal Harbour Shops’ inner courtyard, an event space that requires a retractable solution to shield it from rain or harsh sunlight, improv... More

Project • By SEFARHotels

Hotel Riva

Efforts to align water and land underpin all aspects of the design of Constance, Germany’s Hotel Riva, from its logo to its architecture. SEFAR® Architecture’s TENARA® Fabric ensures that the hotel remains consistent in its theme — all the way up to its shading canopies. Located in the foothills of the northern Alps on the shores of Germany’s Lake of Constance, Hotel Riva’s views exude serenity. From their rooms or the rooftop pool, vacationers can admire the vastness of the 220-square-mile glacial lake and its surroundings. Thanks to the TENARA Fabric canopy, guests of the hotel’s 42 rooms and 3 suites can experience their beautiful surroundings while remaining protected from the elements. TENARA Fabric was chosen as the canopy mater... More