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Outdoor pavilion with indoor feel

November 6, 2014

Structurflex recently featured in Fabric Architecture Magazine with a showcase of their work at the Indian Wells Golf Resort, an outdoor pavilion with an indoor feel. The article highlights the unique challenges Structurflex was faced with, in particular a tight timeline and a very constrained site. The result of their hard work and precise project […]



Going global with digital fabrication

October 14, 2014

Structurflex recently featured in Fabric Architecture Magazine regarding their strengths in digital design and fabrication. Both Auckland-based CEO Murray Higgs, and Bart Dreiling, head of Structurflex’s North American office, discussed the merits of working with fabric suppliers and manufacturers, and the strengths of combining this with their expertise in digital design and fabrication. A combination […]



OFPANZ Award for The Crossing at Highbrook Business Park

July 3, 2014

Structurflex’s inverted cone tensile membrane canopies at Highbrook Business Park have just picked up an award from OFPANZ, the Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand. The majestic ETFE structures at The Crossing won the award in the Tension Structures less than 500sqm category. The lightweight canopy not only delivers a sculptural quality but also […]



KC Live! becomes party central for World Cup football fans

July 2, 2014

FIFA Football World Cup fans have been partying beneath the iconic roof structure of Kansas City’s premier entertainment destination, predominately supporting team USA. The World Cup has generated literally thousands of fans to congregate at KC Live in the Kansas City Power & Light District. Watch the video here – it looks like a party […]



Structurflex canopies add a sculptural quality to The Crossing at Highbrook Business Park.

February 18, 2014

The soaring tensile membrane canopies at the pedestrian precinct The Crossing, not only deliver a sculptural quality, but they provide shelter from extreme weather too. Business development manager Simon Higgs says that ETFE (ethylene tetrafluroethylene) provides a lightweight and creative alternative to glass. ETFE has been used on many high profile projects and stadiums around […]



Structurflex Tension Membrane Structures contribute to the transformation of Denver’s new transportation hub

January 20, 2014

Denver Union Station in Colorado is undergoing a massive transformation and Structurflex’s US team has played an instrumental role in shaping the new transport hub. The transformation of 42 acres of former rail yards into a sustainable, urban mixed-use development is scheduled for completion mid 2014. The US$500 million redevelopment is one of the most […]



Another win for Structurflex’s Westlake Girls’ High School Sports Facility

November 20, 2013

Structurflex’s innovative design concepts, disciplined execution and collaborative problem-solving have been recognised yet again, this time by the Lightweight Structures Association of Australasia, in last week’s Design Awards. The Westlake Girls’ High School Sports Facilityscooped an award for High Commendation. This follows awards for the structure for Outstanding Achievement at the 2013 IFAI International Achievement […]



Double win for Structurflex at the 2013 International Achievement Awards

November 4, 2013

Structurflex’s Westlake Girls High School Sports Facility won the OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD in the 2013 International Achievement Awards’ largest category – Tensile Structures, more than 2,300 square meters (24,756 square feet), and our Rydges Hotel Terrace Canopy picked up the award for OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT in Tensioned Awnings and Canopies. The awards are held annually to highlight truly spectacular […]



Structurflex’s Waka Māori on show at America’s Cup

September 18, 2013

Remarkable sailing craft are the hallmark of the 34th America’s Cup but it’s not just the futuristic wing-sail AC72s turning heads in San Francisco – a traditional Māori waka (canoe) from New Zealand also has a lead role in the event. Waka Māori was initially built for the Rugby World Cup 2011 and drew huge […]



3 OFPANZ wins for Structurflex

August 29, 2013

In June this year Structurflex won three awards at OFPANZ (Outdoor Fabric association of New Zealand) with our Westlake Girls High School Sports Facility gaining the title of Supreme Winner. Additional awards for excellence include: Westlake Girls High School Sports Facility – Tension Structures, greater than 500sqm Rydges Hotel – Tension Structures, less than 500sqm




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Daily’s Place Amphitheater

The latest place to see our work is Jacksonville, Florida, at the newly opened Daily’s Place Amphitheater. Daily’s Place seats 5,500 people and is connected to both EverBank Field football stadium and a brand new 94,000 square foot indoor football practice field. The exterior structure of Daily’s Place is formed from 67,000 square feet of […]

Tropical Rain Forest in Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, New York is pretty far from the tropics. Structurflex provided the ETFE triple-layer architecture that made it possible to recreate a tropical rain forest in upstate New York. SOUTH AMERICAN CLIMATE EXTREMES INDOORS Structurflex met the challenge of creating the weather extremes of an Amazonian rain forest in upstate New York — a place […]

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