A uniquely designed, 1,994-car parking garage on an innovative corporate campus required a canopy that could measure up. Structurflex engineered a canopy that connects two 60-foot parking bays and reduces rainfall on the lower plaza areas, which serve as outdoor courtyards and recreational areas. The canopy adds another architectural design element to the garage and […]
Sculptural shelter adds unique beauty to business park
The design of the U.S. Embassy in Vientiane, Laos reflects the import of the American government and references the host country of Laos while also integrating necessary security measures that include severe blast resistance, force protection, chemical and biological protection measures. Single-layer ETFE sunshades cover the main and consular plazas, providing shade from the direct […]
High security entrance canopy for United Nations headquarters
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 […]