Terasaki Research Institute Fabric Roof Skylights

The Terasaki Research Institute is an institution that is dedicated to increasing the success rate and minimizing rejections of organ transplants. Among all the unique features in the new building, the two tensegrity skylights complete with mirrored oculi and programable lights seem to serve as the centerpieces.

 

Google Campus – Kirkland, WA

From the success of the MOHAI Project in Seattle, SRM Development approached Eide Industries to assist with the design-refinement, fabrication, and installation of this monumental tension structure for the Google Campus in Kirkland, WA.

 

Lake Forest Sports Park – Lake Forest, CA

Eide Industries was selected by Parkwest Landscape Construction for the structural design, fabrication and installation of seventeen (17) various Tensioned Fabric Structures, Site Shelters and Canopy Systems for the largest sports park in Orange County, California

 

Aquarium of the Pacific – Long Beach, CA

Just in time for the Spring Break rush, the Aquarium of the Pacific completely revamped their outdoor souvenir shop. What was once a dark, and dreary corrugated steel “Shark Shack” is now a brilliant seashell shaped tension structure with an abundance of natural light.

 

Success Academy (SASB) – South Bend, IN

Panzica Building Corporation out of South Bend, Indiana headed up the design-build construction efforts for the building remodel and expansion of the Success Academy South Bend (SASB), a K-6 Charter School. Panzica approached Eide after downloading the 3D Eucalyptus Modules (produced by Tension Structures) from the Trimble SketchUp Warehouse.

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Discover New Solutions to Conventional Design Challenges

Tension structures or tensile fabric structures are architecturally innovative forms of construction art that provide designers and end users a variety of aesthetic free-form canopy designs utilizing membranes such as PTFE-coated fiberglass or PVC. Design-build tensioned fabric structures are engineered and fabricated to meet worldwide structural, flame retardant, a weather proofing and natural forces requirements.

The Tension Structures Division of Eide Industries, Inc., provides expertise in design-build services helping architects and owners develop their tensile membrane project ideas, construct iconic structures and ultimately create a compelling and exciting atmosphere.

Benefits of Tension Fabric Structures

  • Beautifully Diffused Daylighting
  • Flexible Design Aesthetics
  • Longstanding Durability & Sustainable
  • Lightweight in Nature
  • Minimal Maintenance
  • Cost Efficient
  • Ability to Span Long Distances
  • Variety of Fabric Selection

Recently Completed Projects

Terasaki Research Institute – Los Angeles, CA

Outer Banks Events – Nags Head, NC

Ontario Conservation Park – Ontario, CA