Skylight and velarium

Skylight and velarium


Big skylight with a glass velarium in a building of 1920, Italy.

Skylight: galvanized and painted steel structure composed by different types of profiles. The secondary structure is made of aluminium profiles, Schüco FWS 60, and presents 184 fixed panels with double glazing and 2 outward opening windows.
Dimensions: 20 x 12 x h3 m.
Velarium: walkable glazed roof with special grip finishing fixed to the skylight steel structure by specific steel tie rods.

Manfroni Engineering Workshop
Life Engineering
Mauro Foffani architect
Best photo: Cristian La Greca


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