Quality issues – German Pavillion 15 / 11 / 2011

I had the unique opportunity to study up close the Indo German pavillions which are touring India – here are certain photographs of their production.. gives a great insight as to the working of such structures. 
Eye-lets on the edge

Fabrication errors

Fitting at the corner

How the designer thinks it should be…

Cargo Ratchets to tension the fabric

More Cargo ratchets

Facade with alternative panels

Flying mast with cables 
Termination of the cable

The fabric over-shooting the system

Fixing details at the edge

Balloon-ing effect due to tensioning of the fabric

Corner cut-out radius

Tensioning of the point.

Facade panels (mock-up)