How to Design a Custom Tension Fabric Structure That Meets Your Needs

Tensile fabric structures have gained immense popularity due to their versatility. Known for their rapid installation, energy efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and easy customization they are just as impactful as a covered walkway at a train station as when used as a canopy for an athletic competition. When it comes to selecting the perfect custom tension fabric…

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What are the Benefits of Tensile Membrane Shade Sails?

tensile membrane shade sail on a porch of a home

Tensile membrane shade sails have gained immense popularity as a versatile and aesthetically pleasing shading solution. These innovative structures transform outdoor spaces, from residential patios to commercial venues and public areas. Tensile membrane shade sails offer numerous benefits that make them an attractive option for those seeking both functional and stylish shading solutions. What are…

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Tensile Insights Newsletter July 2023

Setting Sail for Success   Exemplary Project Management: At Tensile Structure Systems, we pride ourselves on our exemplary project management skills. Our recent collaboration with the Chesapeake Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland, created a captivating entryway for their Welcome Center and showcased our ability to deliver exceptional results. From the initial consultation to the…

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How Can Tensile Facade Structures Maximize Value?

a tensile facade structure on building increases property value

Tensile facade structures are gaining popularity in the construction industry due to their aesthetic appeal, versatility, and cost-effectiveness. The unique construction technique allows for creative and innovative designs that can transform aesthetics. Not only do they provide a unique architectural touch, but they also offer numerous advantages in terms of maximizing property value. Let’s dive…

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What Are The Advantages of Using Tensile Fabric Structures?

Tensile fabric used in a tension fabric structure for a walkway covering

Unlike conventional building materials, tensile fabric structures offer numerous benefits that make them a more popular choice for property owners and developers. A tensile fabric structure can be the perfect solution for many different needs. From an amphitheater for entertainment to a covered walkway at transit stations or a structure for year-round athletic competitions, there…

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Sustainable Design Options for Tensile Structures: How to Reduce Your Environmental Impact

environmentally sustainable LEED certified tensile structure with natural light

As the world becomes more focused on sustainability and energy efficiency, new construction projects are expected to adhere to environmental sustainability practices. With a growing number of aging buildings being updated using greener, more sustainable methods, it’s clear that incorporating these practices into construction projects not only benefits the environment but also provides cost savings…

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How To Properly Maintain Canopies and Awnings For Warmer Weather

properly maintained awning over a walkway providing shade

As the weather warms up, it’s time to start thinking about your outdoor spaces and how to properly maintain your canopies and awnings. They provide shade, protection from the elements, and can be a covering for any commercial or retail space. Whether you have a residential or commercial property, a properly maintained tensile fabric structure…

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July 2022 Newsletter

Sky High Success Project Management Our experienced Team oversaw all aspects of this complicated and challenging project. Our PM’s worked directly with the Owner and Architects to ensure we delivered exactly what was ordered. Innovative Design Solutions The Exelon Sky Deck is an innovative design that needed to compliment the new Harbor East development. Tensile…

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Jack C. Taylor Conference Center’s Rooftop Terrace Canopy

“TSS did not disappoint. They designed a beautiful canopy that is one of the most positive aesthetic elements of the project. TSS oversaw the entire process to include design, engineering, fabrication, and installation. The results exceeded our highest expectations….TSS has my strongest recommendation.” VADM Peter Daly, USN (Ret.) A Tenisle Case Study March 2022 Edition…

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El Paso Millionaire Jet Canopy

Tensile Structure Systems designed, fabricated and installed a new sky-high tensile membrane structure for the entranceway of the hangar for this luxury fixed base operation (FBO) facility in El Paso, Texas that operates throughout the US, Canada and the Caribbean. A Tensile Case Study January 2022 Edition The Challenge The client requested the design, fabrication,…

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