Sprung Instant Structures, Inc

Project Details

Fabric 1

Dupont Tedlar Membrane
Producer/Manufacturer: Seaman Corp.
Primary Use: Secondary Fabric

Fabric 2

Kynar Membrane
Producer/Manufacturer: Seaman Corp.
Primary Use: Main Fabric

Engineer Company 1
KTA Structure Engineers

Design Company
Sprung Instant Structures, Inc

Architect Company
Nelson Worldwide

Fabrication Company
Sprung Instant Structures, Inc

Project Manager Company
Sierra Construction Company, Inc

Installation Company
Sierra Construction Company, Inc

Please describe the project specifications

Blue Origin, a private company that manufactures reusable space-launch vehicles and rocket engines.
Their Creative and talented workforce grew from 750 to nearly 3000 and counting in less then three years. They needed more space, Pronto.
Build a high tech, sustainable facility to inspire and support 1500 team members, it will serve as Blue Origin’s new headquarters and R&D space
Eleven months using our tensioned membrane structure. Conventional construction methods would take approximately three years.

Blue Origin's 225,000 sq. ft. building was completed on time and on budget. The space was designed to help employees feel and perform their best. Features include a garden, fitness facilities, an auditorium and diverse area to relax, collaborate and socialize with the team members from across the company.

What is unique or complex about the project?

The structures unique u-shape makes the most of the site’s geography, its striking silhouette compliments the local area. Strategically integrated daylight panels and glazing walls provide an abundance of natural light that enhances the interior working environment. Blue Origin’s brand is front and center with a combination of custom color matched Kynar and Dupont Tedlar architectural membranes. The design is inspired by the human genome DNA sequence patterns.
As quoted by a team member at Blue Origin “it’s a fresh design that brings many teammates together into one space. It feels like the outdoors are indoors, with so much space above and around me".

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