The tensile membrane canopies by Structurflex provide unparalleled solutions for train and transit-oriented design. Institutions, communities, and architects that are looking to create an iconic signature place to mark their station can utilize our canopy solutions to:
Our canopies and enclosures are lighter weight because of their fabric composition—they weigh about 1% of a comparable glass solution. The weight of the canopy also means that there is less structure necessary which ultimately reduces the overall cost.
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 […]