Project Team: HOK Architects, New South McCarthy Synergy
Services: QA/QC, Monitoring
Materials + Systems: Steel structure, fritted ETFE cushions
Photos by ATL Next
The 864-foot canopies will be made of steel frames that support two-layer sheets of transparent rubber, inflated like “bubbles”, better known as ETFE pillows. They are covered with silvery dots that partially shield the sun while still exposing daylight.