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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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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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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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Entrant: MakMax Australia – Designer
Location: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre – Melbourne
Client: The Australian Institute of Architects
Architect: LAVA
Struct. Eng.: MakMax Australia
Others: MakMax (Installation)
Fabricator: MakMax Australia

This project was entered in the LSAA 2009 Design Awards

Category 4 (4931) Category Internal and Sculptures

No further details have been entered at this stage.

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Listen Out Festival Temporary Tensile Canopy - LSAA 2013 Award of Excellence (Cat 6, #6512)

Entrant: Tensys Engineers Pty Ltd

  • Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Melbourne
  • Client: Listen Out Festival, Melbourne 2013 - Completion Date: 2013

Judges Comments:

"Beautifully resolved on all levels."

"An innovative, imaginative and thoroughly engaging project. So right for purpose - a canopy under which to shelter in a park while listening to music. Great colour. Joyful work that captures the spirit and essence of lightweight construction."

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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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Entrant: MakMax Australia – Designer

Location: 31 Alfred Street - Sydney NSW 2000   Client: City of Sydney
Architect: LAVA (Laboratory of Visionary Architecture)   Struct. Eng.: MakMax Australia
Others: MakMax (Installation)   Fabricator: MakMax Australia

This project was entered in the LSAA 2009 Design Awards (Cat 4, 4898)

No further details have been entered at this stage.

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Very lightweight highly curved forms may be used to create exciting geometric forms to fill a void.

There will be no external environmental loads from wind, rain or snow but a small degree of prestress and accurate patterning are required.

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