New Summer Seasonal Cable Net Tensile Structure Features Demountable PVC Mesh Panels
Park of the ongoing redevelopment of the Domino Sugar Refinery Site, Domino Square Park spreads along the waterfront just north of the Williamsburg Bridge in Brooklyn, NY. Birdair was recently awarded a new seasonal tensile structure for an plaza space within Domino Park. Designed and engineered by FTL Design and Engineering Studio, the plaza space will be used in the summer for movies and a stage for performances to which the stainless steel cable net structure with 122 identical panels of removal PVC Mesh fabric membrane which will be up in place staggered in selected positions to help provide shade. In the winter time, the demountable PVC mesh fabric panels will be taken down and stored for the plaza space to be turned into a winter ice-skating rink. Birdair's scope includes fabrication and installation of the supporting steel structure, the stainless steel cable net, PVC mesh fabric, and clamping. The installation is expected to be completed in April 2024.