Application of Tensile Membrane Structure in Architecture

Tensile structures are cost-effective solutions for building facades, building envelopes, canopies, stadiums, athletic facilities, special use facilities, interiors, sculptures, and structures that react to the environment.

Building Envelopes

Thin-shell structures are tensile membrane structures and tensile building envelopes. Tensile membranes bear the stress, supported by a lightweight structural design, with no compression or bending. The tensile membranes can span vast distances and take on different shapes made of coated PES, ETFE, PTFE, or PTFE coated fibreglass.

Tensile structures, used most commonly for roofs and canopies, may build unique private and public spaces. Tensile Fabric Structures are low-maintenance and protect from the elements throughout the year. Their malleability should complement the existing architecture and the natural environment, not compete with them. 

Tensioned membrane structures' smooth, reflective surfaces provide plenty of sunshine, minimize cooling costs and solar gain, and make buildings more energy-efficient. Their creative shapes and inherent efficiencies reduce the number of materials used to create a structure and transport cost, resulting in cost savings. The advantages of using tensile membrane can all be realized in pavilions, amphitheatres, entertainment venues, libraries, hotels, and government and municipal buildings.

Tensile structures and envelopes for tensile construction are easily packed and transported so that structures can be moved as necessary. Life expectancy may be up to 45 years.

Flex Facades

Tensile facades are a creative, cost-effective way of integrating office buildings, parking garages, and stadiums with shielding and shading. At 50 per cent of installed screening prices, these tensile materials are an affordable alternative to perforated metal and metal mesh.

Open-air project

With security from the elements, open-air structures provide the best components of an outdoor experience. Tensile membrane structures provide year-round protection from solar glare, fire, rain, and snow, whether you're building a golf course, amphitheatre, outdoor mall, or even a wharf. Tensile fabric can be versatile and printable, providing the different style and design options that allow a signature style without a budget for signature.

As opaque or in a variety of translucencies, the tensile fabric is available, so you can control the amount of sun depending on what is best for the predicted environment. While both the structural fabric and the tensioning device are lightweight, they are resilient for various climates and can withstand extreme weather conditions because of their structural integrity. And since manufacturing and installation can be achieved quicker than with traditional building materials, the construction time is shorter than you would anticipate. 

Open-air structures can be constructed and manufactured, depending on your project's particular requirements, in PTFE coated fibreglass, ETFE foil, or PES fabric. In engineering and detailing the most successful programs, we have expertise.

Stadia & Athletic Facilities

Tensile membrane structure supplier creates ideal conditions for fans and athletes, be it a stadium or an indoor athletic facility. No sport will benefit from tensile cloth, from the utilization of daylight to shading and thermal power.

ETFE, coated fibreglass coated PES, PTFE, and PTFE all provide shade and reduce solar glare, and natural ventilation is possible through a range of structural configurations. The lightweight of tensile fabric structures ensures that wide spans at high heights can be extended and their structural integrity maintained. Many tensile fabrics are self-cleaned with rainwater, reducing the expense and time of maintenance.

Sport and sporting applications of tensile fabrics for showing arena and team names and logos, such tensile materials may also be custom imprinted.

Roof structures of tensile fabric

Tensile fabrics are used to shield large buildings without disturbing building features such as pillars, whether it is a stadium roof, a marketplace or a bus station cover, or a roof cover for an archeological site. The architectural membrane's excellent strength, combined with its lightweight and flexibility, enables tent structures to withstand heavy loads with minimal building material use.


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