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Fabric: Panels versus Monocovers

In this three part series, we are breaking down the structural integrity of tension fabric buildings. In part one, we looked at structural frames vs. open web trusses. If you missed it, you can check it out here. In the next two series we will examine the difference between fabric panel cladding...

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Need a new Building? 7 Steps to a Good Decision

There’s an old saying that goes: “Good judgment comes from experience, which comes from bad judgment.” When it comes to planning for and buying a building, however, you don’t want to learn from your mistakes. You need to get it right the first time.

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Are All Fabric Structures the Same? A Primer

To those of us who eat, sleep and breathe fabric structures, the answer to this is an obvious “no.” If you are just beginning to investigate the topic, however, it isn’t as clear cut.

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How to Start Your Next Athletic Facility

It’s time to start planning your next athletic facility, and there are some things you should consider. We at Legacy have been building a lot of athletic complexes lately and there are a lot more on the books. Often we wish we were in the first meeting to be a part of the initial discussions....

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Construction Canada Magazine

Our own Randy Ludwar and Nathan Stobbe wrote this article for Construction Canada Magazine (digital edition). It’s titled “New Designs Have Elevated Fabric Buildings” and it looks at the advances in fabric structures especially as they relate to the needs of municipalities, universities, schools...

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Tension Fabric Structures: Ghost Stories

This week—in harmony with the season—we are going to visit some of stories we hear about fabric structures that are dubious, suspicious or completely without substance. They are, in fact, ghost stories, apparitions that look sort-of real at first glance but aren’t real at all. Grab your blanket,...

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How to Find a Builder You Can Trust: Why Experience Matters

When it comes to construction, there are varying quality standards.

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Top 3 Reasons Fabric Makes Crop Storage Easier

Agricultural commodities and crops must have safe, efficient storage in order to protect the food chain and bring the best price for farmers and distributors.

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What You Need to Know About Fabric & Eco-Friendly Construction

Eco-friendly construction is more than just a trend or a marketing tool. When it comes to major assets like a building, focusing on energy efficiency and environmentally friendly construction can mean significant dollars saved over the life of the building, as well as a more pleasant environment.

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Natural Disaster Resistant Construction Techniques: Legacy Advantages

Natural disasters – including earthquakes, snow and wind – happen all over the world, and usually with very little warning.

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