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Tensile Fabric Canopy Theatre Concourse

A tensile fabric canopy with high acoustic performance and a touch of Swedish design was the brief at the ABBA Voyage Arena.

Tensioned fabric cloud ceiling

Tensioned fabric fins create a rippling effect feature ceiling at the Icon Outlet.

International Velodrome Tensile Fabric Cladding

Art Gallery Tensile Fabric Roof

Beautiful tensile fabric sails form a statement roof to Renzo Piano's subterranean art gallery

ETFE Cladding to LRT Tunnel

Made up of 363 individual ETFE cushions, the cladding at the Kelana Jaya LRT in Kuala Lumpur is a stunning architectural statement.

Office Atrium Tensile Fabric Sculpture

Seemingly floating without support above an office atrium space, this tensile fabric sculpture glows in corporate colours.

Serpentine Arthouse Pavilion – An ETFE Foil Icon

Coloured ETFE pavilion which forms a striking arthouse pavilion

Blenheim Palace: Managing Solar Glare

To help reduce the solar glare issue from the glazed roof in the new gift shop, we designed and installed three bespoke fabric sails.

Eros Snow Globe, Piccadilly Circus, London

The 'World's Largest Snow Globe Over Eros' has pleasantly surprised those in the West End.

Wembley Park

The Double Conic fabric structure is perfect for family fun, creating a covered space for children to enjoy rain or shine.

ETFE Roof: Northampton Bus Interchange

1500m2 of ETFE air filled cushions offer all weather protection over the modern new station.

The Aztec Centre

Renovating the central atrium, Architen designed, manufactured and installed a series of unique shade tensile structures & fabric screens.

Tower Wharf: The Bold & Beautiful

Four bespoke sculptural structures were installed in the atrium of a prominent Bristol office.

Enniskillen Hospital Ambulance Canopy

A modern tensile fabric structure installed as both an entrance feature and an ambulance shelter adds drama & interest to the hospital.

International Banking Headquarters

Five parallel atriums each characterised by a unique fabric sculpture

10 Woodcock Street

Four large fabric cylinders were installed to add interest to an office atrium.

Kingshurst Academy

Two tensile fabric inverted umbrellas were installed at a school offering shelter and shade.

Olympic Stadium West Stand Canopies

PVC coated polyester canopies over the entrance points to the seating of the upper level of the Olympic stadium.

Qatar Inflatable Fabric Dome

A 44m fabric dome made up of inflated fabric panels serves as an event space in the hot desert sun.

Cramlington Junior Learning Village

A PTFE coated glass cloth roof over a school atrium provides bright naturally lit space usable rain or shine.

Imperium Building, Reading

A series of colourful hypars suspended from the atrium provide solar shading for the reception space below.

Venice Biennale 2008

A fabric sculptural centrepiece symbolising contemplation in a garden was installed for the annual festival in Venice.

BBC Building, Caversham

Three suspended fabric features provide solar shading, interest and a focal point inside an office building.

London Festival of Architecture

A temporary installation made up of fabric sails for the 2008 London festival of Architecture was beautiful and colourful.

Imperial War Museum, Duxford

A 'flight path' fabric sculpture in a branch of the Imperial War Museum uses Stretch Fabric to create a wow factor.

National Assembly of Wales

A modern entrance canopy framed with timber at the offices of the Welsh Central Government is both beautiful and functional.

North Swindon School

An ETFE dome and Walkway Canopies at a Secondary School in Swindon create a naturally lit beautiful space usable year round.

Tabard Square

A striking five pointed hypar entrance canopy is both sculptural and functional providing all weather protection.

Camellia House

An ETFE roof and supporting structure for a listed victorian Camellia Greenhouse is installed over a failing glazed roof.

National Tennis Centre Tensile Fabric Roof Structure

A beautifully engineered tensile fabric structure at the headquaters for the Lawn Tennis Association enhances the space.

Spiky Seminar Pod

A seminar room in London University Hospital takes an unusual spiky form, bringing tensile design to a whole new level.

Reuters Headquarters

A number of hypar fabric shade structures suspended in a top London Financial office add interest to the space.

Hendon Quad, Middlesex University

Four inverted conic structures in a university quadrangle were installed to improve acoustics.

Elmlea School

An outdoor learning environment in a Bristol Infants School took the shape of a bold new canopy.

Research Park Entrance Canopies

Three fabric panels above the entrance to the Central Facilities Building at a research park add elegance and shade to the building.

Cloud Seminar Pod

A seminar room in a London University Hospital that takes the curved form of a cloud.

Kingswalk Shopping Centre

A series of fabric sculptures lit with LEDs to bring glamour to a Gloucester shopping centre

Wellcome Trust

A series of architectural sun shades were installed to reduce solar glare and gain.

Ford Direct Stevenage

A single conical canopy for a car showroom in Stevenage

Camel Racing Stadium

A small grandstand canopy for a Camel Racing Stadium provides much needed shade in the Riyadh Stadium.

Saga Call Centre

Wall & ceiling lining panels, plus a series of parabolic light reflectors in a large call centre.

Merry Hill Shopping Centre

A tensiile fabric entrance canopy at a shopping centre in the Midlands

Goodwood Festival of Speed

This large sculptural fabric structure features a 300SL Mercedes on the top celebrating Mercedes 100 years in Motor Sport at Goodwood.

Baltic Mills

A sliding feature fabric door on the facade of an office building

Vue Cinema, Cribbs Causeway

A dramatic entrance canopy at a cinema lit at night with coloured lighting

Nokia Headquarters

Three giant sails in the headquarters of the mobile phone giants

Cardiff Bay Visitors Centre

Fabric cladding to a plywood exhibition pod

Stratford Bus Interchange

A series of inverted and lit fabric canopies at a central London bus station offers all weather protection.

Sainsburys Plymouth

A number of tensile fabric sails at a supermarket echoing the nautical history of Plymouth serve as a landmark.

Sun Tracking Umbrella, Jardine Insurance

A computer controlled solar shading umbrella tracks the sun offering a consistent amount of natural sunlight below.

Reuters Curved Ceiling Panels

The beautifully curved panels were created from stretch fabric to create a smooth & flawless structures, suitable for the lighting scheme.

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