Urban-Air Port builds vertiport

July 1, 2022  |  Projects

With the increasing use of drone aircraft in everything from surveying and photography to package delivery, it makes sense that there should one day be a drone airport. Well, that time has come.
Whakatane Pool Enclosure

March 1, 2022  |  Projects

In a city where the temperature typically varies from a low of 45°F to a high of 76°F, the owners of the Whakatane Aquatic and Fitness Centre in Whakatane, New Zealand, wanted to maximize usage of its secondary outdoor pool throughout the year. They engaged New Zealand’s Fabric Structures Ltd. t…
Te Nukuao

February 1, 2022  |  Projects

For most of its history the America’s Cup yacht race took place on offshore courses far from the viewing public, but recent race organizers wanted to transform it into a spectator sport. When the 36th America’s Cup took place in New Zealand last March, visitors could, for the first time, watch t…
The Link

January 1, 2022  |  Projects

When the five-star Hotel Chadstone was built in Melbourne, Australia, developers wanted a visually stunning way to connect the hotel to the nearby Chadstone Shopping Centre, the largest mall in the southern hemisphere. 
Biolumen Lab

December 1, 2021  |  Projects

It may look like an alien life form, but Biolumen Lab is indeed a classroom—an inflatable, cell-based one at that—for secondary school students to experience a week of science-based learning, generating curiosity and­ promoting science as a potential career path.
Spotlight on St. Louis Sound

November 1, 2021  |  Projects

The Missouri History Museum was looking to highlight and promote its upcoming “St. Louis Sound” when it turned to Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc. The St. Louis Sound exhibit, which debuted in August and runs through January, tells the story of the region’s role in popular music. N…
Dino-sized tent

October 1, 2021  |  Projects

Sandone Productions Inc., a Dallas, Texas-based full-service event company that specializes in tents and awnings, recently completed a project of brachiosaurus-sized proportions—literally. NBC/Universal Studios needed a structure for “Jurassic World: The Exhibition,” an eight-month interactive…
Fabric transforms camper design

April 1, 2019  |  Projects

What’s the bottom line for camping gear? For many outdoorspeople, it comes down to fabric that is waterproof yet airy and comfortable, along with convenience and a dash of style. A new camper that is more like a geodesic dome on wheels checks those boxes. A collaboration between BMW Design Works D…