Initially developed for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, the Cloud is a semi-permanent, multi-purpose event and exhibition structure on Queen’s Wharf in Auckland, New Zealand. Almost 600 feet long, the Cloud can accommodate up to 6,000 people. To bring the architects’ designs for the final form of the structure to life, we created a series […]
THE CHALLENGE – CREATE A UNIQUE RELOCATABLE MAORI PAVILION FOR RUGBY WORLD CUP EVENTS The Rugby World Cup presented an opportunity to give New Zealanders and overseas visitors a taste of traditional and contemporary Maori culture. To address this opportunity, the concept of “Waka Maori” was developed – a series of hospitality and cultural events […]
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 […]