Improving Fabric Buildings By Design

    November 17, 2020 | Aviation, Legacy Building Solutions, Military Fabric Buildings

    This article appears in the November/December issue of The Military Engineer, and it explains how tension fabric structures have evolved from "hoop buildings" to the current state of the art. Current modern fabric structures have changed fundamentally, from the steel structure to the fabric to the installation. Even corrosion protection for the steel frame has evolved from hot-dipped galvanizing to epoxy coatings. With these advances, the need for dedicated crews to install the buildings has become even more vital, so trained crews fly all over the continent--and the world--installing fabric structures quickly, safely and using best practices. 

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