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El airbag del nuevo fiesta

In Cologne a team of specialist designers and engineers from the UK have transformed a Ford plant covering the entire factory with a brightly coloured material.

Over 3000 meters worth of specially designed mesh has wrapped the factory building to celebrate the start of production of the all-new Fiesta (available in the UK from October). The design for the wrap was created in the UK by a team of designers using the only press in the country capable of producing it.

The building took a total of eight days to transform from a grey industrial block into the striking colourful masterpiece residents and workers are now greeted with. A dedicated team of six specially trained engineers worked round the clock over the course of the eight days to finish this ambitious project.

The enormous banner used to transform the building weighs in at a massive 1.5tonnes with an extra 25tonnes of water ballast required to fix it in place. The team had to endure thunder storms and sever downpours during the ei…