Shopping Mall in Bochum, Germany Provides Transparent ETFE Facade/Roofing System for Shoppers
Location: Bochum, Germany Fabric Type: ETFE Film Market Sector: Retail Project Size: 7,400 sq.ft. Architect: Hütténes GmbH Engineer: Konstruct AG Owner: mfi management für immobilien AG General Contractor: Red Grafton S.a.r.l. Completion Date: September 6, 2012
Approximately 16 million people visit the shops and events of this modern shopping center and experience center every year. This single layer ETFE facade and roofing system, designed and built by Birdair's sister company Taiyo Europe, is reinforced with cables, and light weight steel beams to maintain the structure's shape and stability.