Sun motif shade structure evident on riverside plaza

April 1st, 2016

A steel-cable net and PTFE and ETFE membrane structure holds up under heavy wind and snow loads. The Sun Island Resort is one of China’s favorite vacation spots. Because the city of Harbin (where Sun Island Resort is situated) is at a high latitude, it is cooler than the rest of the country in the […]

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Air support

October 1st, 2015

Advances in materials and technology mean advantages for air-supported fabric structures in durability and sustainability. In May 2009, the National Football League Dallas Cowboys’ practice facility collapsed under a freak microburst of 60-mph winds, injuring a dozen people and leaving at least one person partially paralyzed. It has taken the industry years to overcome the […]

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