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IFAI Recognizes Structurflex for Northwestern University Visitor’s Center Facade

December 10, 2015

Structurflex was recently recognized with the Outstanding Achievement Award for Façades for work on Northwestern University’s Visitor’s Centerin Chicago, Illinois. “We are honored to be recognized by such a notable organization as the IFAI. Though we are seasoned in the international design, fabrication, and installation of tensile structures and have a diverse project portfolio, we […]



Structurflex finds solution for McGrath Amphitheatre, Iowa

February 8, 2015

The city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa has been undergoing a redevelopment since 2008 after severe floods damaged a significant proportion of the city. At the centre of the redevelopment project is a new riverfront park which includes the new McGrath Amphitheatre – a symbol of the city’s regrowth and recovery process. Due to design innovation […]



Structurflex at Facades Plus Conference in 2015

February 2, 2015

Structurflex are delighted to be Exhibiting at the Facades Plus conference in Los Angeles, 5-6 February 2015. Facades+ is the leading conference on high performance and high design building skins. A robust dialogue encompassing all aspects of building envelopes, Facades+ bridges industry, academia, the profession, operations, and ownership. The developing technology of high-performance facades has […]



Structurflex at AIA Annual Conference in 2015


Please mark your diaries with this important conference. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) are hosting their Annual Conference in Atlanta this year, 14-16 May. With President Bill Clinton confirmed as the Key Note speaker and the Expo packed with the latest Architectural developments, it promises to be an inspiring conference. Structurflex will be exhibiting […]



Outdoor pavilion with indoor feel

November 6, 2014

Structurflex recently featured in Fabric Architecture Magazine with a showcase of their work at the Indian Wells Golf Resort, an outdoor pavilion with an indoor feel. The article highlights the unique challenges Structurflex was faced with, in particular a tight timeline and a very constrained site. The result of their hard work and precise project […]



Going global with digital fabrication

October 14, 2014

Structurflex recently featured in Fabric Architecture Magazine regarding their strengths in digital design and fabrication. Both Auckland-based CEO Murray Higgs, and Bart Dreiling, head of Structurflex’s North American office, discussed the merits of working with fabric suppliers and manufacturers, and the strengths of combining this with their expertise in digital design and fabrication. A combination […]



OFPANZ Award for The Crossing at Highbrook Business Park

July 3, 2014

Structurflex’s inverted cone tensile membrane canopies at Highbrook Business Park have just picked up an award from OFPANZ, the Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand. The majestic ETFE structures at The Crossing won the award in the Tension Structures less than 500sqm category. The lightweight canopy not only delivers a sculptural quality but also […]



KC Live! becomes party central for World Cup football fans

July 2, 2014

FIFA Football World Cup fans have been partying beneath the iconic roof structure of Kansas City’s premier entertainment destination, predominately supporting team USA. The World Cup has generated literally thousands of fans to congregate at KC Live in the Kansas City Power & Light District. Watch the video here – it looks like a party […]



Structurflex canopies add a sculptural quality to The Crossing at Highbrook Business Park.

February 18, 2014

The soaring tensile membrane canopies at the pedestrian precinct The Crossing, not only deliver a sculptural quality, but they provide shelter from extreme weather too. Business development manager Simon Higgs says that ETFE (ethylene tetrafluroethylene) provides a lightweight and creative alternative to glass. ETFE has been used on many high profile projects and stadiums around […]



Structurflex Tension Membrane Structures contribute to the transformation of Denver’s new transportation hub

January 20, 2014

Denver Union Station in Colorado is undergoing a massive transformation and Structurflex’s US team has played an instrumental role in shaping the new transport hub. The transformation of 42 acres of former rail yards into a sustainable, urban mixed-use development is scheduled for completion mid 2014. The US$500 million redevelopment is one of the most […]




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Structurflex Americas and Structurflex New Zealand Celebrate Ward Parkway Restaurant Pavilion Grand Opening [PHOTOS]

On October 26, Structurflex Americas celebrated the grand opening of the Ward Parkway Restaurant Pavilion. Joining the Structurflex Americas team to observe the grand opening were Structurflex New Zealand’s Murray Higgs, Director, and Simon Higgs, Managing Director. The unseasonably warm and sunny day allowed guests to experience firsthand the solar glare and heat reduction provided […]

Ward Parkway Center Restaurant Pavilion Grand Opening Scheduled for October 26

On October 26 at 10 am, Ward Parkway Center in Kansas City, Missouri will host the grand opening of its Restaurant Pavilion, featuring five restaurant spaces and a 22,235 square-foot pedestrian plaza. Unique in the region, the pedestrian pavilion will provide patrons with opportunities for outdoor dining, gathering, recreation, and entertainment. To provide guests with […]

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