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

khan shatyr, kazahkstan, foster + partners, ETFE, entertainment center, world's largest tent
 

To keep the interior from freezing in the winter, the temperature of the air is tightly controlled and aimed up along the interior of the fabric -- this also helps prevent downdrafts.

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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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