Terasaki Research Institute
Each skylight is a complex system of suspension cables, stay cables, perimeter frame, center frame, waterproof top membrane, non-combustible bottom layer, plexiglass skylight dome, a series of RGB programmable lights and an oculus with a mirror finish.
Eide designed and engineered the receiver brackets, hardware attachments and facade panels to be engineered for 110 MPH Wind-Loads, Exposure "B". Non-Combustible, Serge Ferrari STAMISOL FT P35 teflon-coated fiberglass fabric was selected due to its durable 30+ year lifespan.
Lake Forest Sports Park
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
Google Kirkland Campus
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.
The H Hotel Los Angeles
Eide Industries was hired by R.D. Olson Construction to assist with a City of Los Angeles Adaptive Reuse Project for a historic building at LAX Airport.
Aquarium of the Pacific
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)
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.
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.
Tension Structures (a 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