OVO Hydro

Glasgow, Scotland

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This Work

Novum Membranes was responsible for the engineering, fabrication and supply of an ETFE Air Filled Pillow façade. From an early stage, Novum Membranes engineers worked closely with the architects, Foster + Partners, to create an ETFE screen print that offered effective daylight illumination to the foyer while controlling solar gain and ensuring visibility of projected images at night. Novum Membranes used proprietary software to map the ETFE print pattern. This ensured that over the total of 14,360m2 ETFE foil used on the façade as a combination of 2 and 3 layer pillows, that every dot lined up on the welds and seams, generating a continuous pattern without breaks.

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Project Specifications

SIZE

61,360 sq ft / 5,700 sq m

SYSTEMS USED

Air Filled Pillow

ARCHITECT

Foster + Partners

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