Responsible for the overall management of the Structurflex Group, Murray Higgs has a respected track record with leading New Zealand exporters, including Fisher & Paykel, UEB Industries and the New Zealand Kiwifruit Marketing Board. He was New Zealand’s Trade Commissioner in New York for five years from 1974 and a recipient of the Prince Philip Design Award in 1984.
From a background of engineering, economics and accountancy, Murray steers Structurflex in a way that gives equal weight to design excellence and sound engineering. He relishes the challenge of international business, providing support for all divisions in the company and all offices offshore.
Murray’s overriding priority is to make sure that everyone who comes in contact with Structurflex has ‘a really satisfying experience’.
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 […]