Denver Union Station in Colorado is undergoing a massive transformation and Structurflex’s US team has played an instrumental role in shaping the new transport hub.
The transformation of 42 acres of former rail yards into a sustainable, urban mixed-use development is scheduled for completion mid 2014. The US$500 million redevelopment is one of the most comprehensive transit-oriented projects currently under construction in the United States. The site was underutilized for decades. In the mid-1980s the city began looking for ways to make the land more valuable and turn it into a new economic lifeline for the Denver region and the state of Colorado.
As it nears completion the Denver Union Station Neighbourhood Transformation project has picked up an American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design. This award recognizes distinguished achievements that involve the expanding role of the architect in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development.
Read more about the American Institute of Architects Honor Awards for Regional & Urban Design
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 […]