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Tension Fabric Pavilions: Sometimes Your Building Needs to Breathe

When you are in the market for a structure, you may not need the whole shebang—an insulated, enclosed space with HVAC and windows, doors, etc. You may only need some shelter from the elements, and that’s why we design a lot of tension fabric pavilions for customers.

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Set It and Forget It

This article from AviationPros Magazine looks at the low-maintenance side of fabric structures. Significant strides have been made in the technology that drives fabric buildings, and aviation professionals are beginning to realize that. The combination of solid steel beams and PVC industrial...

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Improving Fabric Buildings By Design

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...

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Installing Fabric Buildings Half a World Away

This article focuses on the operational challenges of installing tension fabric structures all over the world, even during a pandemic. It examines a project in Guam--a military hangar--that is designed to withstand 195 mph winds. It also looks at a project for U.S. Steel that has a very high...

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End Walls are Different

In this three-part series, we are breaking down the structural integrity of tension fabric buildings. Part one took us through structural frames v. open web trusses and part two highlighted the Legacy difference when it comes to fabric panels vs. monocovers. The final installment of our blog...

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Legacy is featured in Airport Improvement Magazine

Ontario International Airport and two of Legacy's cargo buildings are featured in the latest issue of Airport Improvement Magazine (May/June). The article reports on the needs of the airport for more cargo capacity and the need for a very customized solution. Legacy was able to fit the...

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Airing on the Side of Caution: Ventilation

 

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5 Types of Military Buildings That Benefit from Fabric

Fabric buildings have a long relationship with the military – often used as rapid deployment temporary structures.

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Aircraft Hangar Structural Design Guide | Legacy Building Solutions

Aviation buildings by Legacy Building Solutions combine the benefits of fabric – including natural light, NFPA 409 compliance, expedited construction, longer life cycle and reduced maintenance costs – with the proven strength of a rigid steel frame.

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12 ways Fabric Makes sense for  Aircraft Hangars

Fabric structures have a faster ROI than steel buildings in commercial and military aviation applications. This advantage means that some of the best airplane hangar designs, cargo processing facilities, shade shelters and LAMS are built with fabric.

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