The benefits of staying flexible have been celebrated by everyone from celebrities to sports stars, but in our business, there are times when being rigid is the best solution. In fact, when it comes to our frames, we are downright stubborn about being rigid.
Before Legacy began operations in 2010, our team already had years of experience installing all manner of fabric structures. Many had been doing it since the mid 1990s, and they installed their fair share of monocover buildings.
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...
Our engineers and designers do a lot of work to make sure our buildings stand up to the elements—wind, snow and seismic activity. We often mark our buildings with wind ratings, saying they will stand up to wind speeds of X miles per hour. Sometimes Mother Nature likes to check our math.