Structurflex designed, fabricated and installed the coated PES mesh facade screening to provide relief from heat and direct sun to GSA employees entering and exiting the building. This is becoming a very popular solution for government agencies wanting to protect and provide privacy for their employees. Structurflex was able to create large bays of screening, thus reducing the amount of structural back-up and cost traditionally required for a comparable metal mesh screening system.
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.The Increasing Importance of Durability
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 […]