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U2, 360 Degrees Tour

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Structure: Temporary stage built for the tour
Location: All over the world (U2 tour dates)
Completion: 2009
Architect: Mark Fisher
Video Screen kinetic design- Chuck Hoberman
Structural and membrane engineering – Neil Thomas, Atelier One
Video screen structural engineering – Buro Happold
Membrane form finding – Gavin Sayers, David Dexter
Membrane fabrication – Architen Landrell Associates
Polyp mushroom- Steel Monkey Engineering
Primary steelwork fabrication – StageCo

AE Interest:  Massive portable architecture that is used to entertain thousands at a time

Written by Cody Kinsey

August 30, 2011 at 7:30 pm

Posted in Built