Tensile structures blend past and present

July 1st, 2008

The Chaparral Water Treatment facility in Scottsdale, Ariz., boasts what is believed to be the largest installation of tensile structures of its kind in the area. The delicate engineering and the boldly stated shading system represents the nomadic desert dwellings of the past and the art and technology of the present. The blend of compositions […]

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Custom Covers protect Antarctica research station

June 1st, 2008

Custom Covers, Southampton, England, makes temporary membrane or tensile structures for many cool venues, but one of the company’s recent projects was ice cold: covers for the British Antarctic Survey’s new Halley VI Research Station in Antarctica. “We aim to make covers for absolutely anything,” says Custom Covers chief executive Robert Sanders, “and this project […]

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Fisher Textiles Inc. releases new fabrics

May 1st, 2008

Enviro-Tex fabrics are made with Repreve® yarn, which meets FTC guidelines for recycled products. Enviro-Tex is suitable for use in banners and flags, digital printing, tents and tensile structures. Three new fabrics have been added to the Solvent Inkjet fabric line: SI 2425 Satin, SI 210 Nylon Taffeta and SI 200 Poly Taffeta. Fabrics in […]

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