Year of Completion

1972

Client

Christo and Jeane-Claude

Material of interest

Hybrid and Composite

Material Used

Nylon Fabric

Properties of Materials

Over 200,000 square feet of woven Nylon Fabric is used to span 1,250 feet in a Colorado mountain valley.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Hybrid or composite materials

Material used: Woven nylon fabric

Properties of material: Over 200,000 square feet of woven Nylon Fabric is used to span 1,250 feet in a Colorado mountain valley.

Application

Installation

Climate

Semiarid

Keywords

Installation, Semiarid

Location

Rifle, CO, USA

Sources

Case study by Alison Andrews, Washington University in St. Louis.

Architect website: http://www.christojeanneclaude.net/ projects/valley-curtain?view=info#.UoPNeHCkq4I

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Date submitted

March 2014

Disciplines

Architecture

Valley Curtain in Rifle, Colorado

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