Nike’s Aerostatic Dome is World’s First Structure Supported Entirely by a Helium-Filled Canopy

April 10, 2014 by  
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To celebrate the launch of the  KOBE 9 Elite Low HTM at this year’s Milan Design Week, Nike teamed up with Arthur Huang, founder of upcycling company MINIWIZ , to create a stunning aerostatic dome supported by nothing more than a helium-filled canopy. Located at Palazzo Clerici in Milan, it’s the first architectural structure which uses zero compressive elements . What’s more, the entire pavilion can be deflated and relocated to another location inside five pieces of check-in luggage. Read the rest of Nike’s Aerostatic Dome is World’s First Structure Supported Entirely by a Helium-Filled Canopy Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aero-static dome at Milan design week by Arthur Huang , aero-static dome at Palazzo Clerici in Milan , aero-static dome supported by helium-filled canopy , helium-filled balloon supports entire structure , KOBE 9 Elite Low HTM at Milan Design Week , MINIWIZ builds an aero-static dome for design week , Nike’s aero-static dome at Milan Design Week , Nike’s Flynit technology fused with modern architecture , structure with zero compressive elements

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