Working with tension membranes gives James the opportunity to exercise his logical thinking skills and engineering knowledge. He enjoys planning and organizing each step of the project delivery process, and relishes the feeling of a job well done when a completed structure meets with everyone’s approval. James holds a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering (Coventry University), is a Chartered Engineer (UK) and a member of the Institute of Professional Engineers in the UK and New Zealand. He has been involved with project management since 1995. Before joining Structurflex, James project managed the installation and commissioning of new paint facilities for both Ford and Mitsubishi in Australia.
We are pleased to have collaborated with KieranTimberlake and the outfit of a parking structure on the Rice University Campus. In their blog post, they describe the concepts they employed to create an iconic sculptural element. For more details see the KieranTimberlake blog post.
While tensile fabric has several distinct advantages over more traditional materials like glass, one of the most important may be its ability to withstand severe weather events. Our tensile structures and tensile facades in Miami, Jacksonville, Houston, Fort Worth, Waco, and Atlanta did not sustain any damage or require any repair despite enduring events ranging […]