July 2014 Issue

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Features

  • The Rubb BVE structure measures 100 feet wide and 283 feet long with a sidewall height of 10 feet; it sits atop an 8-foot poured-in-place concrete wall. Photo: Rubb Inc.

    Under the fabric roof

    Fabric structures designed for storage, warehousing and shelter can be as durable as brick-and-mortar structures, and far more flexible.

  • This structure was constructed in Afghanistan as part of Operation Herrick. Full end-opening, motorized doors, constructed using the same high-quality aluminum framework and PVC panels as the main structure, speed up aircraft deployment.

    Fabric defense

    Fabric shelter systems protect valuable aircraft, equipment and military personnel in Afghanistan.

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Case Studies

  • Opera roof makeover

    The theater’s recently completed rebuilding program replaced a 1960s era roof with a 55,000 sq ft fabric tensile roof.

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Expertise

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Sustainability

  • Phifer "Green" shade fabrics

    Eco-friendly shading solution that offers responsible light management and energy savings.

  • The Rubb BVE structure measures 100 feet wide and 283 feet long with a sidewall height of 10 feet; it sits atop an 8-foot poured-in-place concrete wall. Photo: Rubb Inc.

    Under the fabric roof

    Fabric structures designed for storage, warehousing and shelter can be as durable as brick-and-mortar structures, and far more flexible.

  • This structure was constructed in Afghanistan as part of Operation Herrick. Full end-opening, motorized doors, constructed using the same high-quality aluminum framework and PVC panels as the main structure, speed up aircraft deployment.

    Fabric defense

    Fabric shelter systems protect valuable aircraft, equipment and military personnel in Afghanistan.

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