Photography: C&S Companies / Project Designer
Structurflex was brought in by the project architect to design, engineer, and install a clear ETFE canopy for the Syracuse Hancock International Airport passenger terminal as part of a landmark
$45 million renovation and upgrade. The 11,250 square-foot canopy has a straightforward single-slope roof pitch; small stainless steel cables help support the roof and allow for control of
wind and snow loads. LED lights integrated with the canopy beams provide for better visibility at night and in bad weather.
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 […]