Just east of the new Milwaukee Bucks Arena, the new $36.4 million Milwaukee Bucks Entertainment Block will connect the Arena and Old World 3rd Street and function as an indoor/outdoor social space, anchoring a larger mixed-use development in downtown Milwaukee. Featuring dining, entertainment, and retail along with open spaces, the Entertainment Block will provide year-round […]
The Civic Center Station is the main transportation hub for Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD). As part of a $31 million station revitalization project, Structurflex engineered, fabricated and installed three unique tensile membrane canopies made of PTFE-coated fiberglass. PTFE coated-fiberglass mesh on the underside of the canopies keeps birds from perching and nesting, while the […]
The Ward Parkway Center Restaurant Pavilion is a 22,235 square-foot pedestrian pavilion that features a restaurant complex adjacent to the existing Ward Parkway Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Structurflex designed, engineered, fabricated, and installed an ETFE canopy structure to cover the pavilion and provide guests with a comfortable and enjoyable experience in a variety of […]
The Power & Light Entertainment District in downtown Kansas City, Missouri is home to three Structurflex projects: the KC Live! Roof, Elements Courtyard canopy, and the P&L District towers facade. For the the roof over the outdoor KC Live! entertainment venue, Structurflex designed and developed the first single-layer ETFE tension membrane structure in North America. […]
Daily’s Place is a two-pronged project that consists of an amphitheater and an indoor football practice field, both connected to EverBank Field football stadium in Jacksonville, Florida. The first phase is the Daily’s Place “flex field,” a 94,000 square-foot indoor practice area for the Jacksonville Jaguars football team. The flex field includes a regulation-sized football […]
To be able to host the opening ceremony and first game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil needed to add over 16,000 seats. Structurflex fabricated and installed a coated PES membrane ceiling above the stands and below the stadium roof, to protect those seats from heat and direct […]
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 […]
Unique canopy gives soccer stadium an aesthetic point of difference
Wings Over Water is a 30-foot kinetic sculpture at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The sculpture is integrated with the 24-foot by 62-foot outdoor fountain in front of the Convention Center, featuring an armature and hydraulic drive shaft that cause two giant wings to beat “feathers” made of coated PES mesh. […]
Landmark design-build project for historic train station.
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 […]