The United World College Simming Center needed a canopy. Structurflex met the challenge of a tight budget and strict local building regulations coupled with local temperatures reaching over 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius).
Swimmers could easily keep cool by taking a dip in the pools, but spectators had a much more difficult time with the hot sun beating on their necks. Structurflex responded when United World College needed a cost-effective solution that would keep its spectators cool and comfortable for swimming and diving events.
The canopy Structurflex created provides shade from the sun and protection from heat, while still allowing light to pass through. The white membrane reflects 80 percent of the sun’s heat and acts as a diffuser for sunlight.
The structure’s cascading shade follows the grandstand’s contours adding a breathtaking and contemporary look to the swimming pool without blocking any spectators’ views of it. The structure is fully compliant with Singapore’s extremely strict building regulations.
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