Also known as tensile structures, tension structures are architecturally innovative forms of construction art that provide designers and end users a variety of aesthetic free-form canopy designs. Custom-made tension fabric structures are engineered and fabricated to meet worldwide structural, flame retardant, weather proofing and natural forces requirements.
The Tension Structure Division of Eide Industries, Inc. provides elegant solutions for architects, designers, general contractors and anyone who is looking to spice up the ambiance of their environment.
Eide Industries was tasked with creating a wrinkle free and water tight membrane to cover the stage’s 600 square foot performance area for The City Place Project in West Palm Beach.
Despite the freezing and windy winter conditions of the Chicago suburbs, the College of DuPage stage canopy was installed in January of 2013 for the newly renovated MAC Amphitheater.
Three hyperbolic paraboloid tension structures with an approximate coverage are of 800 SQ/FT engineered for 85MPH wind-loads where installed at the West Mesa Park and Ride Public Parking Lot.