Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures Inc. Saint Louis, MO

Project Details

Fabric 1

Ferrari TX30 (Type III)
Producer: Serge Ferrari North America Inc.
Supplier: Serge Ferrari North America Inc.

Fabrication Company
Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc.

Project Manager Name
Tim Koehler

Project Manager Company
Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc.

Installation Company
Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc.

Please describe the project specifications

Fabric panel recover of a massive hypar tension structure located in Lakewood Village Shopping Center. The tension fabric panel material is TX30 Type III and covers a footprint of 10,925 square feet. The panel pockets are 8 ½” with 2” welds.

What was the purpose of this project? What did the client request?

The fabric structure was originally designed to enhance an event venue located next to the outdoor village shopping center. The purpose is to provide shade and rain protection to visitors during frequent entertaining shows. The fabric panel was damaged in bad weather conditions and the client requested the panel to be recovered.

What is unique or complex about the project?

The massive size of the fabric tensile structure is unique for the setting of an open air 47 acre site venue with specialty shops, restaurants and an amphitheater.

What were the results of the project?

The client was pleased with how smooth and quick the turnaround time was to fabricate and install the fabric panel recover. The venue visitors appreciate the shade and rain protection the tensile structure provides.

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