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Find Efficient Building Solutions

Problem Solver - August 2017

You can also find additional ways to improve energy efficiency and save costs at your facility. Natural lighting solutions such as translucent wall panels and skylights will lower your lighting costs. At the same time, natural light provides a pleasing aesthetic for the people using your facility.

Athletic Buildings

Making Space for Sports

Guest Column - May 2017

New technologies and manufacturing capabilities make it easier than ever to make space for sports programming that can continue rain or shine, year-round.

Sports Facilities

Game Changer
Advancements in Design Boost Sports Facilities

Guest Column - March 2017

Taking sports from a seasonal affair to a year-round offering has gotten a lot easier as manufacturers of fabric structures have continued to innovate new design options.

Serving Up Innovation

OKC Tennis Center Adds Indoor Tennis

Web Exclusive - March 2017

The Oklahoma City Tennis Center at Will Rogers Park recently added an award-winning tennis structure housing six regulation courts. The new building brings the OKC Tennis Center to 36 total courts.

Structural Integrity

Nonconventional Buildings Offer Savings, Customization

Feature Article - February 2017

Expanding sports and recreation programming from seasonal to year-round can be simple, when you consider nonconventional ways to enclose your programs. From air-supported and tensioned membrane structures to yurts and more, there are ways to get it done quickly and efficiently.

Replace Tents With Permanent Structures

Problem Solver - August 2016

Consider the advantages of replacing short-term tent applications with a permanent year-round membrane structure.

Provide All-Season Sport & Training

Problem Solver - August 2016

Tension fabric structures are airy and spacious, allowing for a large amount of space without requiring internal columns, which might get in the way of play. The sound-absorbing covers and walls help reduce noise inside the structure, which makes for a quieter indoor environment for sports of all kinds.

Build a Sustainable Year-Round Sports Facility

Problem Solver - August 2016

In addition, you can save time with this type of structure, due to standardization and computer-assisted design. You can save up to a third of the time it will take to construct your facility using other methods.


Opportunities Abound, Year-Round
Collingwood Community Pool and Ice Arena Ontario in Ontario, Canada

Facility Profile - March 2016

Without enough ice to go around and a desire to extend the swimming season indefinitely, Collingwood officials found a simple, fast solution to help expand opportunities for sports, fitness and fun.

From Simple to Stunning

Trends in Nonconventional Recreation Structures

Feature Article - February 2016

From tensioned fabric structures to air-supported and beyond, there are plenty of options when you want to enclose your recreation, sports and fitness activities without getting involved in a lengthy and complex design-and-construction process.