Tensile structures

Tensile structures

Those that stretch or extend a member or other ductile material such as a fabric or membrane; some forms express this quality even if the material is not fabric, such as concrete shells.
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The awnings and tensile structures act as both sun and rain shades, and are commissioned by local authorities and private businesses.
Staged in the superb Equestrian Touring Theatre specially designed for Spirit of the Horse by the world's leading makers of contemporary tensile structures, with state of the art lighting and sound, this is truly a world-class show appealing to all ages -- and not just those who enthuse about horses.
Dunn Lightweight Architecture, a subsidiary of the Mexican company Dunn Arquitectura Ligera, which specialises in fabric and tensile structures, got licensed.
Tribune News Network Doha The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has issued licence to Dunn Lightweight Architecture, a subsidiary of Mexico's Dunn Arquitectura Ligera, which specialises in fabric and tensile structures, to take part in the construction of FIFA World Cup stadiums in Qatar.
Simmonds Studio is a very small consulting engineering company that specialises in the unusual combination of lightweight tensile structures and complex geometrical sculpture projects.
The idea that has lately intrigued her is found in tensile structures."Tensile structures are seen in contemporary architecture and are used as fabric roofs because they can economically and attractively span large distances.
Marbella, Spain, March 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Tensile structures have long been a fascination to many of us, as they combine light-weight construction with spectacular design.
The work is divided into eight sections covering organic material and sustainable development, organic polymers as building materials, manufactured products, composite materials, tensile structures, textile architecture and timber, organic binder-based materials, cement matrices, adhesive bonding and construction and architecture with an eye to sustainable development.
Visitors to Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston, WV, are now greeted by three fiberglass fabric membrane roof and facade cladding systems from Birdair, Inc., the leading specialty contractor of lightweight long-span roofing systems and tensile structures throughout the world.
Papers on structural morphology discuss such topics as three-dimensional and dynamic constructions based on Leonardo grids, folding sleeves, teaching of space structures with initial stresses, spherical triangulation systems, form finding and analysis by dynamic relaxation, and a general finite element approach to the form finding of tensile structures by the updated reference strategy.
The two-day seminar was delivered by a wide range of prominent international speakers and attended by students and faculty members from the AUD community, alongside professionals and leaders from the tensile structures industry, and construction and engineering sectors in the region.