HIGHBROOK BUSINESS DISTRICT

Sculptural shelter adds unique beauty to business park


AIRBUS, TOULOUSE-BLAGNAC AIRPORT

Images courtesy of FTI


MIAMI MIDTOWN 5 TOWER

Complete installation of all custom structural steel/standoffs, aluminum extrusions, and tensile mesh. The tensile mesh facade allows for the project to have: Freedom of form and shapes in the design (flat and custom curved facade panels). Remain Cost Effective (1/3 of the cost of a perforated metal/metal mesh facades). A Breathable Mesh which doesn’t require mechanical ventilation. Views […]


West Hills Medical Office Building tension facade

WEST HILLS MEDICAL OFFICE BUILDING (MOB 1) FAÇADE

The five-story, 60’s era West Hills Medical Office Building in Los Angeles was due for an exterior facelift. A complete exterior renovation by Michael W. Folonis Architects revealed that water infiltration had caused structural damage to the existing horizontal plaster awnings; removing them was a costly process that consumed much of the project budget. This […]


SOBRO TOWER GARAGE

The SoBro Tower Garage adds 500 parking spaces to the increasingly more populated Lower Broadway entertainment district of downtown Nashville, Tennessee. The garage wraps around the base of SoBro Tower, a 313-unit luxury residential building. To ensure the garage was as visually interesting as the surrounding neighborhood buildings, Structurflex designed, engineered, fabricated, and installed a […]


US EMBASSY IN LAOS OFFICE BUILDING AND ENTRANCE CANOPIES

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 […]


IOWA UTILITIES BOARD (IUB) & OFFICE OF CONSUMER ADVOCATE

The Iowa Utilities Board and Office of Consumer Advocate is a two-wing infill development on the State of Iowa Capitol Complex in downtown Des Moines. Designed by BNIM, the award-winning, LEED-certified building is 81% more energy efficient than the average office building. Structurflex engineered, fabricated and installed vertical tensile mesh fins that reduce heat and […]


MILWAUKEE PROFESSIONAL OFFICE BUILDING GARAGE

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, […]


DES MOINES AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (DMACC)

The design of the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Student Services Building in Ankeny, Iowa, is focused on making the building easy to find and use for all students. As a part of a concerted effort to clearly identify the building to prospective and new students, Structurflex designed, fabricated, and installed custom-printed tensile mesh […]


UNITED NATIONS ENTRANCE CANOPY

High security entrance canopy for United Nations headquarters


For more details contact info@structurflex.com

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KieranTimberlake: Printed Tensile Cladding at Rice Unversity

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 […]

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