The Mid-American Energy Stage formerly known as the Fairview Stage is the most recent addition to the Iowa State Fair Grounds in Des Moines, Iowa. This unique outdoor performance venue used inventive geometry to accentuate the canopy that protects the performers. The structure reaches out across like wings protecting the audience from the Western sun in the afternoon. The stage hosts the free entertainment for the State Fair every summer, including local and national performers. The venue includes fixed seats on concrete and sufficient ADA access ability. Structurflex played an essential role to ensure the final engineering and fabrication of the canopy met the owner’s needs. Structurflex was in close communication with the design team to ensure that the PTFE membrane was completed the 2016 opening ceremony.
The second phase of Daily’s Place in Jacksonville, Florida is now complete: a 94,000 square- foot indoor practice “flex field.” The flex field includes a regulation-sized football field that will make it possible for the Jacksonville Jaguars football team to practice on the field year-round. Five cameras are installed throughout so the team can film […]Rice University Parking Garage Progress
The installation of the tensile mesh facade on the Rice University parking garage in Houston, Texas is underway. Located south of Allen Center, the seven-story, 159,500 sq ft parking garage will be clad in an extremely strong coated PES tensile mesh screening custom printed to realize the architects’ vision. Project architect KieranTimberlake wanted the appearance […]