Base Structures Tensile Fabric Webinar 2: Realising your tensile fabric vision

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This is the presentation used for the second of our tensile fabric webinars, a refresher programme for architects. Webinar 2 is called 'Realising your tensile fabric vision' and includes topics such as The procurement route, Specifying tensile fabric and Engineering interfaces. You can also watch recordings of the narrated webinar series, simply visit www.basestructures.com/portal/tensile-fabric-webinars.html. For more information please visit our website www.basestructures.com

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  • 1.The tensile fabric webinar series Webinar 2: Realising your tensile fabric vision

2. Kevin Hemmings, Architect Over 27 years of tensile fabric experience Had a hand in some of the most exciting tensile projects in the UK and overseasBASESTRUCTURES.COMHello 3. We are Base Structures Incorporated in 2001 Based in Bristol, UK Operating worldwide Key Projects The London 2012 Games, Lords Cricket Ground, Heathrow Terminal 5, Up at The O2BASESTRUCTURES.COMHello 4. The tensile fabric webinar seriesWebinar 1Webinar 2Webinar 3Getting started inspiration, tips and toolsRealising your tensile fabric visionLondon 2012 Games The Basketball Arena & Shooting RangesBASESTRUCTURES.COMAn architects tensile fabric refresher programme 5. Webinar 2The procurement routeSpecifying tensile fabricTop tensile tipQ&AEngineering interfacesBASESTRUCTURES.COMRealising your tensile fabric vision 6. BASESTRUCTURES.COMThe procurement route 7. Step 1: Feedback So you have a design idea, you need to know:Viability of shapeBudget Loads Fabric choice ProgrammeBASESTRUCTURES.COMOur service pro bono 8. Step 2: TenderingDesign & buildTwo stage tenderBASESTRUCTURES.COMThe different procurement options 9. Step 2: Option ARequest design ideas Deferred design costs Wide range of ideasTender process Like for like comparisons difficult No early warning of imposed loads Limited up-front support Potential problems not thought throughBASESTRUCTURES.COMDesign & build 10. Step 2: Option BComplete preliminary design Design development GA for planning permission Tender drawings Specifications Fixed quotesTender or check prices Viable design Cost certainty All interfaces are resolved Imposed loads are known early on in projectBASESTRUCTURES.COMTwo stage tender process 11. 90%Yes Main Contractor appoints a specialist tensile sub-contractor10%No Tensile specialist works as a principle contractorBASESTRUCTURES.COMDo you need a Main Contractor? 12. NEC contractPurchase order 12 month retention Warranties and O&M manualsBASESTRUCTURES.COMContracts 13. OverseasBase design and manufacture membrane Local steelwork Base supervise installation Scandinavia, Middle East, USA & BrazilBASESTRUCTURES.COMLocal partner takes contract 14. Choosing a tensile fabric companyRelevant experience QualityIn house or sub-contract? Finances & insurancesBASESTRUCTURES.COMTurnover 15. BASESTRUCTURES.COMSpecifying tensile fabric 16. Fabric criteria TransparencyCostMaintenanceColour / PrintingTranslucencyRetractable / relocatableFire ratingBASESTRUCTURES.COMLifespan 17. Exterior fabric choices PTFE coated glassSilicone coated glass-Cost effective -Relocatable -Colours -Printable-Long life -Easy to clean-Long life -High translucency -Eco friendlyTenara -Retractable -High translucencyBASESTRUCTURES.COMPVC coated polyester 18. Exterior mesh choices-Printable -Range of coloursClear PVC coated mesh -Watertight -High translucencyPTFE coated glass meshReinforced mesh-Non-printable -White/silver/black -Long life-Woven steel strandBASESTRUCTURES.COMPVC coated polyester mesh 19. Insulated fabric buildings Sprung sports hallInsulated cross section-Temporary or permanent -Relocatable-ISO 9001 accredited -Excellent Breeam rating-230mm fibreglass insulation -U value of 0.18BASESTRUCTURES.COMSprung structures 20. ETFE cushion -Thermal performanceSingle-skin framed ETFE -Modular -Cheaper than glassSingle-skin cable supported ETFE -Neat appearanceBASESTRUCTURES.COMETFE choices 21. Interior fabric choices Coated glass clothCotton / polyester-PTFE or Silicone -Perforated-Huge range of colours and texturesLycraSilks +-Useful stretch characteristic-Paintable -Huge range of colours and texturesStretch fabrics-Glass or polyester base cloth -Wide range of openness -Printable-Unreinforced PVCBASESTRUCTURES.COMPVC meshes 22. BASESTRUCTURES.COMEngineering interfaces 23. BASESTRUCTURES.COMForm finding & load analysis 24. BASESTRUCTURES.COMBiaxial fabric testing 25. BASESTRUCTURES.COMCutting patterns and nesting 26. Fabric boundariesBASESTRUCTURES.COMCable edge & membrane cuff 27. Fabric boundariesBASESTRUCTURES.COMCable edge & membrane cuff 28. Fabric boundariesBASESTRUCTURES.COMLuff track edge 29. Fabric boundariesBASESTRUCTURES.COMLuff track edge 30. Fabric boundariesBASESTRUCTURES.COMLuff track edge 31. Fabric boundariesBASESTRUCTURES.COMLuff track edge 32. Basketball ArenaBASESTRUCTURES.COMLuff track framed 33. Basketball ArenaBASESTRUCTURES.COMLuff track framed 34. BASESTRUCTURES.COMGround attatchment 35. Building connectionBASESTRUCTURES.COMFirst fix brackets 36. Building connectionBASESTRUCTURES.COMFirst fix brackets 37. Building connectionBASESTRUCTURES.COMFirst fix brackets 38. Building connectionBASESTRUCTURES.COMFirst fix brackets 39. Building connectionBASESTRUCTURES.COMFirst fix brackets 40. TEXO overcladdingBASESTRUCTURES.COMModular framing system 41. TEXO overcladdingBASESTRUCTURES.COMModular framing system 42. TEXO overcladdingBASESTRUCTURES.COMModular framing system 43. TEXO overcladdingBASESTRUCTURES.COMModular framing system 44. The tensile fabric webinar seriesWebinar 1Webinar 2Webinar 3Getting started - Inspiration, tips and toolsRealising your tensile fabric visionLondon 2012 Games The Basketball Arena & Shooting RangesBASESTRUCTURES.COMAn architects tensile fabric refresher programme 45. The tensile fabric webinar seriesThe visionThe challengeThe solutionRegister now! www.basestructures.com/portal/tensile-fabric-webinars.htmlBASESTRUCTURES.COMWebinar 3 preview: London 2012 Games The Basketball Arena & Shooting Ranges 46. BASESTRUCTURES.COMwww.basestructures.com mail@basestructures.com +44 (0) 117 971 2229 Thank you