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Lightweight geometric forms filling an internal space generally with no applied environmental loads - from wind, rain or snow - but usually a small amount of prestress.


Entrant: UFS Australasia Pty Ltd - Designer / Fabricator

Location: Murwillumbah - Northern NSW   Client: Multispan Australia Pty Ltd
Struct. Eng.: Ferrari Proprietary System    Builder: Universal Fabric Structures / Ozrig
Fabricator: Fabric Shelter Systems

Project entered in the LSAA 2009 Design Awards, Category 4 (47063) - Internal and Sculptures

The revamped Murwillumbah swimming pool located in Northern NSW, now known as the Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre, offers the public an interactive leisure pool, waterslide, barbeque & picnic area, covered grandstand and refurbished outdoor Olympic pool. The suspended ceiling needed to not be susceptible to corrosion and provide an acoustic balance to traditionally noisy swimming pool halls

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Entry in the LSAA 2007 Design Awards (4002)  Project Category "Internal and Sculptures"

Entrant: Taiyo Membrane Corp (MakMax)

Location: Essen, Germany. Completed August 2006
Client: Chris Bosse    Architect: Taiyo Membrane Corp & Chris Bosse
Structural Engineer: Xiang Du (TMC)   Fabricator(s): Taiyo Membrane Corp

Application and Function:

The design was created for the Zeche Zollverein ENTRY 2006 exhibition.  The structure reflects the natural curves of bubbles and organic cells and translates these into a 3 dimensional space.

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Tower House Netting

Entrant: Tensys Engineers Pty Ltd (Engineer)

Location: Fitzroy, Victoria.   Completed: 2014  Client: Philip & Sophia Ross

Team: Áustin Maynard Architects, Maurice Farrugia & Assoc, Tensys – net design & details, Oxley Nets (net) McDonald Marine (ropes), Overend Constructions Pty Ltd

Project entered in the LSAA 2016 Design Awards (Internal & Sculptures, #407)

Application: The use of a tensile net to create a mezzanine level floor that is fun and functional

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Project Entered in the LSAA 2016 Design Awards (Internal Structures, #74)

Entrant: GeoMetal Limited (Design & Engineering)

Location: Nonthaburi, Thailand.   Completed: 24 August 2014 Client: Central Pattana Public Company Limited

Team: MAAR, Fastech Company Limited, Project Planing Public Company Limited, Power Line Engineering Public Company Limited

Application: A ceiling for a Shopping Mall in Thailand

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Project entered in the LSAA 2016 Design Awards (Cat 7, 7245)

Snow Globe Xmas Pavilion

Entrant: Aurecon (Engineer)

Location: IFC Shopping Mall, Hong Kong.   Completed: November 2014

Client: Elite Showcase Ltd, Hong Kong

Team: Elenberg Fraser, Aurecon, Eliye Showcase Ltd, Hong Kong

Application

Creation of a structurally challenging temporary indoor feature to entertain and attract the public to a Hong Kong shopping centre at Christmas.

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LSAA 2011 Design Award Entry (Cat 7, 7321) Pou Manawa - Auckland International Airport

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Pou Manawa (Maori name for the Tree) is the heart of the new retail centre at Auckland International Airport, it stands proud where people gather, coming and going from their journeys around the world.

Fabric Structure Systems were approached with a brief to develop the significant sculptural piece for the Auckland International Airport’s retail departures area.

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This project was entered in the 2013 LSAA Design Awards (Cat 1, 1567)

Entrant: LAVA

Location: Casula Powerhouse, Casula NSW

Client: Object Gallery

Completion Date: July 2013

APPLICATION OF PROJECT:

Cloud City: An urban ecosystem is a sculptural rendition of Chris Bosse’s vision of a future city - a soaring, stretched membrane cloud anchored to the ‘city’ on the gallery floor by high-rise towers that have been re-skinned and revitalised. A series of large circular forms, doubly curved, is made of stretchy lycra.

The installation is part of a nation-wide exhibition by 12 Australian designers that explores the potential of design in our lives and generates ideas that could ‘change the way we inhabit the world’.

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Project entered in the LSAA 2016 Design Awards (Cat 7, 0416)

Australian Catholic University Artwork & Fall Arrest Netting

Entrant: Tensys Engineers Pty Ltd (Engineer)

Location: Fitzroy, Victoria.   Completed: 2015   Client: Australian Catholic University
Team: Amy Watson (Artist), Tensys Engineers, Turner & Townsend Thinc (Proj Man.), Shape Australia, Ronstan

Application

The implementation of form and function. The artwork is the form with the fall arrest netting being the function.

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