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Capital Cascades Connector Bridge Solar Canopy

Pvilion Inc. -

A custom designed solar canopy over a pedestrian bridge incorporates flexible photovoltaics on the membrane surface, which provides shade and power for architectural LED lighting.

Tomateros Stadium

Lonas Lorenzo S.A. De C.V. -

The main stadium roof protects the bleachers with a structure that flies over the audience as a large shell. A set of lighting projected onto the membrane, turning the cover into an entertainment show for a fun atmosphere.

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BOX RING

Lonas Lorenzo S.A. De C.V.

Free-form tensile structure supported by 4 mast and anchored over the mast to obtain a shape that looks amazing with the catenary cables and the central plate for the connection of the cables.

Capital Cascades Connector Bridge Solar Canopy

Pvilion Inc. -

A custom designed solar canopy over a pedestrian bridge incorporates flexible photovoltaics on the membrane surface, which provides shade and power for architectural LED lighting.

Google Kirkland

Eide Industries Inc.

When Google announced they were doubling the size of its Kirkland campus, they wanted a unique, non-symmetrical and totally different canopy as part of their new, fun, whimsical and stimulating facility. The architectural and engineering firm of DLR Group, in partnership with property owner SRM Development, were tasked to design an iconic piece to be installed in the center of Google’s newly expanded complex.

Gran Terraza Belenes Mall

Dunn Arquitectura Ligera S.A De C.V.

Project Details Fabric Name 1: Précontraint 1002 Fluotop T2 Fabric Producer 1: Serge Ferrari North America Inc. Engineer: Andrés Villaseñor, Dünn Lightweight Architecture Design: Roberto Muñoz, Dünn Lightweight Architecture Architect: Roberto Muñoz, Dünn Lightweight Architecture Fabrication: Dünn Lightweight Architecture Sub-Contractor: DSS Dynamic Steel Structures Project Manager: Andrés Villaseñor, Dünn Lightweight Architecture Installation: Dünn Lightweight Architecture   …

Helipad – Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

MKS INDUSTRIA E COMERCIO LTDA

After a study and design, the solution proposed by Toldos Dias® was to build in this space eight Parasols® fixed tensioned of different sizes and a fixed cover for the main entrance of the helipad.

Innova Schools

Comercial Industrial Delta SA (CIDELSA)

This project was designed for INNOVA SCHOOLS, a private large educational institution with a lot of schools around Peru. They ask us to cover four schoolyards some years ago and this last time four more and the one I show here is just one of them. All have the same design, but different measures, adapting each one to different space conditions.

One South Market Apartments

Eide Industries Inc.

These cost effective Sequoia Tension Structures served as stylish shade devices for the fourth-floor rooftop pool deck without transferring unbearable loads to the building or exceeding the budget.

Outdoor Chapel

Toldos Y Cubiertas a Tension S.A. De C.V.

The client requested an outdoor chapel, made of lightweight materials and that could be built over a short time. The client did not want intermediate supports inside the structure. While two rows of cypresses at the structure´s perimeter had to be respected.

Outdoor concert stage canopy

Sollertia Inc.

Located in a suburb of Quebec City, Parc Roland-Beaudin with its concert stage is a popular park.

Phillip Miller State Park Amphitheater

Span Systems Inc.

The owner sought a Tensile Structure stage roof for a planned amphitheater which was to be a centerpiece feature of the Phillip S. Miller State Park in Castle Rock, CO.

Pritzker Canopy

Birdair Inc.

To design and construct an approximately 1,000-square-foot replica of Frei Otto’s 1955 canopy design structure in honoring architect Frei Otto at the 2015 Pritzker Architecture Prize ceremony.

Pritzker prize

Dunn Arquitectura Ligera S.A De C.V.

The 2015 Pritzker Award ceremony was a tribute to the work of the pioneer of fabric architecture Frei Otto. The so called “Nobel Prize of Architecture” was given postmortem to the renowned Gernan Architect. Dunn, in collaboration with Birdair built a replica of his famous “Music Pavillion at the Federal Garden Exhibition “in Germany.

QRO HOTSSON HOTEL

Lonas Lorenzo S.A. De C.V.

Mixed structure using cables, membrane and steel structure, 5 steel arms between the edge and the wall of the building makes this fixed elements at different height allows the membrane to take a dynamic shape that is tensioned with edge cables.

Real Center Mall Cover

Dunn Arquitectura Ligera S.A De C.V.

Project Details Fabric Name 1:Précontraint 1002 Formula S Fabric Producer 1:Serge Ferrari North America Inc. Engineer: Andrés Villaseñor, Dünn Lightweight Architecture Design: Roberto Muñoz, Dünn Lightweight Architecture Architect: Roberto Muñoz, Dünn Lightweight Architecture Fabrication: Dünn Lightweight Architecture Sub-Contractor: Dss Dynamic Steel Structures Project Manager: Omar Sánchez, Dünn Lightweight Architecture Installation: Dünn Lightweight Architecture Content is submitted by the participant. IFAI is not …

Sea Life Park Discovery Reef Touch Pool – Custom Tensile Fabric Structure

Tropical J's Inc.

In late 2015, our company had the pleasure of designing, manufacturing, and installing a custom cable-tensioned Tensile Structure and shade solution for the new Touch Pool at Sea Life Park, Hawaii…

Shade sail for harp seals

Sollertia Inc.

Tensioned inverted double-curvature shade sail with a total surface area of 24 square meters for the pool housing the harp seals at the Aquarium du Québec.

Smokey Point Transit Center

Structurflex LLC

Project Details Fabric Name 1: Sheerfill II Fabric Producer 1: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. Architect: Frank Silkwood, Arai Jackson Architects Fabrication: Structurflex, LLC Sub-Contractor: Structurflex, LLC Project Manager: Tim McFadden, Structurflex, LLC   Please describe the project specifications. 4 rows of 5 coned linked canopies and 1 row of 3 coned linked canopies What was the …

Success Academy (SASB)

Eide Industries Inc.

Eide assisted with the design-build of a long-term solution, using rich and vibrant fabric colors, for the remodel and expansion project of the Success Academy South Bend (SASB) Charter School.

Tensostructure for cover casino terraces

Carpas Y Lonas El Carrousel S.A. de C.V.

They requested us the change of an old covered where they had a visual problem and of few ventilation since this one area was assigned for the smokers’ area and had been constructed a cover of bad quality and was giving to the space a bad image.

Tomateros Stadium

Lonas Lorenzo S.A. De C.V. -

The main stadium roof protects the bleachers with a structure that flies over the audience as a large shell. A set of lighting projected onto the membrane, turning the cover into an entertainment show for a fun atmosphere.

Trompo Mágico

Lonas Lorenzo S.A. De C.V.

This membrane covers the space where workshops for young cyclists, who come to visit the children’s interactive museum facilities of Trompo Magico