• Current Financial Company Members of LSAA have their company profile listed on the LSAA website and can submit news, awards and other articles for publication on the website.
  • Discounted fees apply for Conferences, Seminars and Design Award Entries.
  • We have a passion for realizing excellence in producing world class lightweight structures.
  • Members are engaged in the design, fabrication, erection of lightweight structures and are well supported by material suppliers of fabrics, fittings and cables.
  • Members adhere to our Code of Ethics

Members with complete service 
(Design, Engineering, Fabrication, Installation)

Members with predominantly Design
and Engineering service

Members with Software and Consulting Service

Members with predominantly Design, 
Fabrication and Installation service

Members who are predominantly suppliers

 

Our Member Profiles are listed below in random order.


 

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Having successfully completed the multi-million dollar Grand Pavilion for Major Projects Victoria and Multiplex, Oasis Tension Structures has the resources to undertake projects of any size and complexity.

Oasis is a multi-award winning business and is the current ACASPA 2011 Overall Winner. Oasis also holds the IFAI 2011 Outstanding Achievement Award for tension structures less than 600sq.m. These, together with numerous other awards, are testament of Oasis's commitment to excellence over a journey lasting many years which continues today.  

Interestingly, the history of Oasis can be traced back to its founder, Darryl Thomson, when more than thirty years ago as a young engineer he set out to develop the application and methodology for the use of shade fabric in tensile structures. He achieved great success developing an industry that spawned the everyday use of shade fabric with offshore processing and hardware store product lines that is part of the industry today. 

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Sail Structures was formed in 1988 in conjunction with Port Douglas Sailmakers and initially manufactured high quality yacht sails. Using our Sailmaking experience we began to manufacture tensioned fabric membranes for architectural use when the industry was in its infancy.

Being one of only a handful of suppliers in the country with the skills to fabricate these speciality products in the early 90s we quickly gained a reputation within our industry for our ability to supply these first class structures in a quality second to none. 

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Quality shade sails and structures built properly at the best possible value

Stylish shade sails and waterproof fabric structures for commercial users. Built to last using materials proven in Australian conditions. Manufactured in house and guaranteed not to leak or sag for 10 years.

Alfresco Shade was started by Tom Westcott in 2000 with the vision of supplying beautifully designed and crafted shade systems at great value prices.

Quality products built to last, with proven materials and stylish clean lines. For the past 16 years we’ve helped transform restaurants, cafes, local councils, schools, and small businesses all over Sydney.

Creating comfortable and stylish outdoor spaces gets us out of bed every morning! We love to help commercial users unlock hidden value from their outdoor areas, and make the most of the space available.

Alfresco Shade is now established as the leading supplier to the Sydney hospitality industry, with over 80% of the dining structure market and hundreds of happy customers all over Sydney.

Website Homepage: https://www.alfrescoshade.com.au/

Contact details: 1300 798 700
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74 Wellington Street, Riverstone,
NSW 2765, Australia.

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Taylor Thomson Whitting Pty Ltd

Taylor Thomson Whitting (TTW) is a wholly owned Australian company providing Consultancy Engineering Services to Australia and Asia, since 1958.

Our six offices provide clients with a wide range of specialised services in Structural, Civil, Facade and Traffic Engineering.

With over 150 staff our core philosophy is to provide service that is: Client oriented, Practical and economical, Innovative

Recently completed projects include:

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Hiraoka Architectural Structure Fabrics are designed to provide outstanding performance and aesthetic beauty. These fabrics are the result of 30 years of innovation and technical leadership in the architectural structure market.

Hiraoka pioneered the development of PVDF surface coatings, anti-stain technology utilizing photocatalysts, flame resistant technology and weathering resistance to provide an outstanding service life.

Hiraoka Architectural Structure Fabrics are available in a range of fabric constructions to suit medium to large scale fabric structures. Highly translucent materials are also available. 

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Nolan.UDA is a diverse national supplier of commercial & industrial textiles and associated hardware. The company has seven branches strategically located in capital cities throughout Australia. Each branch housing an independent sales team with inventory to service their specific requirements. Nolan.UDA prides itself on our core business principals: integrity, innovation and value for money. 

 

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Ricky Richards is a dynamic, innovative company who since 1983, has been supplying customers with a wide variety of PVC, Canvas, Nylon, Polyethylene and Horticultural Fabrics.

We are committed to working with our customers in order to support their continual progress; achieving higher standards in print media, industrial and commercial textiles.

Technology has paved the way for the creation of superior products, and we are excited to distribute these products to our diverse range of customers.

By constantly researching the markets we serve, and analysing developments both in Australia and throughout the world, we ensure our customers are always kept in touch with all that is new in textiles.

 

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technet GmbH
provides software for lightweight structural design.

The generation of free forms, the statical analysis and the subsequent cutting pattern generation is guaranteed by our software.

EASY is a fully comprehensive suite of software modules for the complete design of lightweight structures. Our experienced support team is prepared to help in various ways to optimise your production with technet's software. 

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Aurecon (formerly Connell Wagner) is a multi-disciplinary consultancy offering engineering, scientific, management and advisory services to the private and public sector.

Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia we have over 4,000 staff with offices around Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia as well as the Middle East. With our strength, reach and expertise we are able to provide clients integrated services across all markets, including Advisory, Buildings, Defence, Energy, Industrial, Telecommunications, Transportation, Urban Development and Water & Environment.

Privately owned, the company has an annual turnover of approximately A$600 million, and is currently delivering projects in 50 countries around the world.

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Greenup Design International, GDI, is a specialist Tension Membrane Engineering consultancy located on Australia’s Gold Coast. GDI was formed in 2010 by David Greenup who is the owner and CEO of GDI.

GDI utilizes the latest in specialist computer modeling and analysis software including “Membrane” (aka “NDN”) which is used for the shape finding, analysis and patterning of complex three dimensional fabric shapes, with the supporting structure fully 3D solid modeled in Autodesk’s “AutoCAD” or “Inventor”.

GDI offers a full range of services from concept design through to steel workshop drawings and fabric cutting patterns. GDI is committed to providing the complete package for their clients in every aspect of tension membrane design.

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Gale Pacific is the name in advanced polymer fabrics for high-end commercial and industrial applications. We invented knitted shadecloth in the early 1970s. After several years of testing and development, we launched our first range in 1976. We are now one of the world’s largest manufacturers of shadecloth.

Our products are designed to:

  • Protect people and outdoor living environments from the harmful effects of UV rays and adverse weather conditions.
  • Improve the efficiency and competitiveness of agriculture through increased crop protection, improved water conservation and better plant yield.
  • Enhance architectural designs and construction applications. 

We lead in technology, research and development, and in the manufacture of technically advanced outdoor polymer fabrics.

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Versatile Structures is a Brisbane Based Company and we pride ourselves on our diverse portfolio, including projects in the sport, leisure, retail, residential, industrial and commercial sectors. Delivering high quality shade solutions and Structures.

We believe that building strong client relationships is incredibly important and we work closely with our clients to develop complete trust.

We believe diversity is our strength and this has ensured that we are a practice of choice. Our team has a great wealth of experience and know that, despite the complexity of the construction process, there should be no mystery to the client.

Our Directors experience levels some 40+years, range across all aspects of construction including; Design, Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management, Rigging, Installation and Fabrication.

Our product range covers shade solutions, shade structures, shade sails, commercial shade, membrane sails, aluminium screens, gates, billboard structures and certain domestic applications.

Whilst our local area covers greater Brisbane and SE Queensland, but we are equipped for projects at other locations.

Website:  https://www.versatilestructures.com.au/

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone: 0405 401 500

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We shape a better world

We are an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world. We shape a better world.

Founded in 1946 with an initial focus on structural engineering, Arup first came to the world’s attention with the structural design of the Sydney Opera House, followed by its work on the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Arup has since grown into a truly multidisciplinary organisation. Most recently, its work for the Singapore Sports Hub has reaffirmed its reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs that reinvent the built environment. 

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