Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures Inc. Saint Louis, MO

Project Details

Fabric 1

Ferrari 1202
Producer: Ferrari S.A.
Supplier: Trivantage LLC

Architect Company
Ittner Architects

Fabrication Company
Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc.

Project Manager Company
Brian Moriarty

Installation Company
Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc.

Please describe the project specifications

Custom tension fabric structure measuring approximately 65' x 26' with custom color Ferrari 1202 fabric. Two 14” diameter sch 80 steel end posts tapered to 8” diameter, with base plates and cable connection tangs. Two 10” diameter steel horizontal spreader bars mechanically attached to 12” main masts with connection hardware and tangs for cable connections. Two 12” diameter steel posts approximately 8’ and 6’ high with base plates and cable connection tangs on the sides. Structure attached with 1" & 3" galvanized cables. The fabric was installed in one piece.

What was the purpose of this project? What did the client request?

The university constructed a new athletic field and wanted to provide shade over the seating area for spectators watching sporting events. They requested their school color red and the shape to resemble the “M” in their logo.

What is unique or complex about the project?

The shape of the structure is unique which was designed to represent their school color and logo. The fabric for the structure was all in one piece, and the size of the overhead support made it challenging to fabricate and install. The time-frame was tight and needed to be completed by their homecoming date.

What were the results of the project?

The client was very pleased to have this large shaded structure addition to their athletic field which keeps their visitors comfortable and protected from the weather elements.

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