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IOWA STATE FAIR GROUNDS


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.



COMPLETED IN 2014

LOCATION
Des Moines, Iowa, USA

FABRIC AREA
446 M2 / 4,800 F2

FABRIC TYPE
SHEERFILL I

ARCHITECT Scott Worth (Iowa Department of Operations)

LOCATIONS

Americas

APPLICATIONS

Entertainment , Events , Hospitality & Dining

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