Gallery: The Khan Shatyr: World’s Largest Tent Opens in Kazakhstan

 

Three layers of ETFE sheath the tent to help efficiently heat and cool the interior. The ETFE also lets light filter into the interior, reducing the need for lighting.

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  1. seamusdubh July 7, 2010 at 10:17 pm

    I’m curious if something like this could be used for a portable if not permanent Solar Updraft Tower installation.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_updraft_tower

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