Café del Mar

The cover of Café del Mar esplanade, located at Madeira island, is an hybrid tensile structure that combines an Auvent type system with Hypar type system. The covered area is about 45 square meters which include the seating area of the terrace and the access to the interior. The cover membrane is made of coated polyester PVC and the chosen color is a White. The metal structure was galvanized and lacquered with a grey tone. All elements of the mooring system (cables, plates, tensioners, stretchers, bases, ball joints, etc.) are made of stainless steel AISI 316, specially designed for textile architecture.