For the Honolulu Rail Transit light metro system, Structurflex fabricated and installed two tensile membrane canopies totaling nearly 10,000 square feet at Middle Street Station in Honolulu. The canopies were designed to represent the sails of Hōkūleʻa, the renowned replica of traditional Polynesian voyaging canoes and symbol of Hawaii. The 50-foot station platform presented a […]
For the Honolulu Rail Transit light metro system, Structurflex fabricated and installed tensile membrane canopies at three of the stations that make up the Farrington segment of the line: Hōʻaeʻae, Pouhala, and Hālaulani. Eight PTFE canopies totaling 32,000 square feet were installed on the route parallel to the Farrington Highway on the west side of […]
Renderings & Photos courtesy of CBTWO Architects Sited at Salem, Oregon’s city-owned Riverfront Park, the Salem Rotary Amphitheater is a privately designed and constructed multi-purpose amphitheater that honors the service of the Rotary Club of Salem and the history of the Native American Kalapuya who lived on the land that is now the amphitheater site. […]
The Civic Center Station is the main transportation hub for Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD). As part of a $31 million station revitalization project, Structurflex engineered, fabricated and installed three unique tensile membrane canopies made of PTFE-coated fiberglass. PTFE coated-fiberglass mesh on the underside of the canopies keeps birds from perching and nesting, while the […]
The Ward Parkway Center Restaurant Pavilion is a 22,235 square-foot pedestrian pavilion that features a restaurant complex adjacent to the existing Ward Parkway Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Structurflex designed, engineered, fabricated, and installed an ETFE canopy structure to cover the pavilion and provide guests with a comfortable and enjoyable experience in a variety of […]
Landmark design-build project for historic train station.
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 […]
Spectacular al fresco canopy for picturesque lakeside venue
Major international airport displays a stylish welcome
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 […]