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Tensile Structures: 11 Edgy Images Under Strain

12:00 - 27 May, 2018
© Roland Halbe
© Roland Halbe

Capable of transforming a facade or shaping a sculptural roof form, tensile structures test the limits of our imagination (and understanding of geometry). This week’s photo set features structures that rely on cables, anchors, posts and membranes to create expansive, dramatic spans of open space bathed in natural light. Stark shadows and fair curves make tensile structures particularly photogenic, as captured in this set of images from Christopher Frederick Jones, Marie-Françoise Plissart, Yoshihiro Koitani and more.

© Christopher Frederick Jones © Christian Richters © Archive ADR © Roland Halbe + 13

Yuwen Library / MAYU architects

01:00 - 12 November, 2012
Yuwen Library  / MAYU architects, © Guei-Shiang Ke
© Guei-Shiang Ke

© Guei-Shiang Ke © Guei-Shiang Ke © Guei-Shiang Ke © Guei-Shiang Ke + 29

  • Architects

  • Architects In Charge

    Malone Chang & Yu-lin Chen
  • Project Team

    Kwantak AUYEUNG, Jin-de HSU (Project team), Dong-long WU (Construction supervision)
  • Structural Engineer

    Tien-Hun Engineering Consultant Inc.
  • Area

    2965.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Dadong Art Center / Cie + MAYU architects

01:00 - 29 October, 2012
Dadong Art Center / Cie + MAYU architects, © Yu-lin Chen
© Yu-lin Chen

© Guei-Shiang Ke © Guei-Shiang Ke © Yu-lin Chen © Yu-lin Chen + 31

  • Architects

  • Location

    Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
  • Category

  • Project Team - MAYU architects

    Malone Chang & Yu-lin Chen (Architects), Kwantak AUYEUNG, Yachih KUO, Fenlan CHEN, Mavis LIU, Yayun WANG, J. Hsiu, J. Yang, W. Lo, Y. Mai, C. Chen, Y. Lee, H. Shen, I. Shr, Y. Huang, R. Huang, B. Guo, S. Wang (Project team), Wei Cheng LI, Yonghao CHEN, Chih-Hung WANG, Wanzhen CHEN, Qi Yang HUANG, Binghong MA (Construction supervision)
  • Project Team - de Architekten Cie

    Branimir Medić & Pero Puljiz (Architects), V. Ulrich, T. Cheng, L. Cvetko, H. Gladys, C. Eickelberg, M. A. Rival (Project team)
  • Structural Engineer

    Arup Amsterdam + Tien-Hun Engineering Consultant Inc.
  • Acoustics Consultant

    Peutz & Associates + Gade & Mortensen Akustikk + Prof. Wei-Hwa Chiang NTUST
  • Environment Technology Consultant

    Hander Engineering & Construction Inc. + I. S. Lin & Associates
  • Area

    36,470 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs