Tensile Structures

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Discover the potential of tensile structures to create visually stunning and highly functional spaces with Perry’s Shades and Groundworks. Our bespoke installation services cater to both commercial and residential projects, bringing your vision to life with precision and creativity.

Elevating Spaces with Innovative Tensile Structures

Transforming Space

Tensile structures are an architectural marvel, combining strength, flexibility, and beauty. Perry’s Shades and Groundworks offers a variety of tensile structure types to cater to any requirement, enhancing the aesthetic and functional value of your spaces.

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Conical Tension Structure

Elegant Symmetry

Conical Tension Structures are known for their striking visual appeal and structural efficiency. Ideal for covering large areas such as atriums, courtyards, and outdoor seating, these structures provide a focal point while offering substantial protection from the elements.

Hypar or Anticlastic Structure

Dynamic Forms

Hypar, or Anticlastic Structures, are characterized by their hyperbolic paraboloid shapes, creating a captivating interplay of light and shadow. These structures are perfect for adding a modern touch to parks, playgrounds, and public spaces, combining durability with an unmistakable aesthetic.

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Barrel Vault Tensile Structures

Parallel Arch or Barrel Vault Structure

Versatile Coverage

Parallel Arch, or Barrel Vault Structures, offer a practical and versatile shading solution. Their elongated form is ideal for walkways, entrances, and linkways, providing continuous protection while enhancing the architectural lines of the surrounding environment.

Cable Net & Membrane Structure

Architectural Freedom

Cable Net & Membrane Structures represent the pinnacle of tensile architecture, offering unparalleled freedom in form and design. These lightweight structures can cover vast areas without the need for internal supports, making them ideal for stadiums, arenas, and large public gatherings.

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Tensile Structures FAQs

Tensile structures offer a range of benefits including architectural beauty, flexibility in design, and durability. They are lightweight yet strong, capable of covering large areas with minimal support structures. Additionally, tensile structures are known for their ability to provide efficient protection from the elements while maximising natural light.

The installation time for a tensile structure can vary depending on the complexity and size of the project. Typically, smaller installations can be completed within a few weeks, while larger, more complex structures may take several months. Our team at Perrys Shades and Groundworks ensures that every project is completed efficiently and to the highest standards.

Absolutely. One of the greatest advantages of tensile structures is their versatility. Perrys Shades and Groundworks specialises in custom designs, allowing for a high degree of personalisation in terms of shape, size, colour, and material. This makes it possible to tailor each project to the unique requirements and preferences of our clients.

Tensile structures are relatively low maintenance but do require regular checks to ensure their longevity. Routine maintenance includes inspecting the fabric and support structures for signs of wear or damage, cleaning the fabric to prevent the build-up of dirt and debris, and ensuring that all connections and tensioning systems are properly adjusted. Perry's Shades and Groundworks provides comprehensive maintenance advice and services to help keep your structure in optimal condition.

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