Terasaki Research Institute Fabric Roof Skylights

The Terasaki Research Institute is an institution that is dedicated to increasing the success rate and minimizing rejections of organ transplants. Among all the unique features in the new building, the two tensegrity skylights complete with mirrored oculi and programable lights seem to serve as the centerpieces.


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The Tension Structures Division of Eide Industries, Inc., provides expertise in design-build services helping architects and owners develop their tensile membrane project ideas, construct iconic structures and ultimately create a compelling and exciting atmosphere.

Benefits of Tension Fabric Structures

  • Beautifully Diffused Daylighting
  • Flexible Design Aesthetics
  • Longstanding Durability & Sustainable
  • Lightweight in Nature
  • Minimal Maintenance
  • Cost Efficient
  • Ability to Span Long Distances
  • Variety of Fabric Selection

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