Tensioned Fabric Structures

This is a post about posts. Most people call these things posts, we call them columns for some reason.

This is a post about posts. Most people call these things posts, we call them columns for some reason. These particular ones are to support a large shade structure covering a playground at a Bangkok school. Special Japanese grade steel, tested and certified welds, and engineered according to the calculated loads from the fabric tension […]

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Facelift Using Tensile Fabric

Our work at Shades Asia is full of challenges! Take this one for example, located at a developing resort in Phuket and on the property, in all its glory, stood this existing building. Our client asked if we could turn this space into an outdoor yoga facility, which we answered with: “Of course!”, and later on, […]

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Roof-Top Shade Structure For Koh Samui

Our partners on Koh Samui & Koh Phangan, in the Gulf of Thailand, SIAM SHADE SAILS, joined with SHADES ASIA to provide a much-needed shade solution to the roof-top of a beachfront apartment/restaurant building at the iconic Fishermans Village on Bophut Beach, Koh Samui. Our designers faced the normal challenges of seafront locations of high winds […]

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