Taking Fabric Architecture to a Higher Level

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Fabric structures are being incorporated more and more often in conjunction with or in place of drop ceilings. There are two benefits associated with this. On one hand there is the visual aesthetic. With design playing a pivotal role in audience engagement, fabric structures are relied on for allowing visually enhancing form and effect. On the other hand, there is the functional aesthetic. Such things as light diffusion or blocking, sound absorption, sprinkler accessibility and mobility all add to the advantages of overhead fabric structures.

Fabric Structures up high

To take advantage of this two-story environment, several flattened tear-drop canopies were positioned in tiers, each exuding a soft glow from internal lighting.

 

Fabric Structures up high

Simple canopies were added to this office environment with the function of diffusing the track lights above, while evening the positioning of the light itself.

 

Fabric Structures up high

Dressing an architectural brand, these floating ceiling canopies are suspended from the building structure in an abstract pattern that keeps the eye interested.

 

 

Allison Pocewicz

Allison Pocewicz

Allison has had a lifelong interest in multiple facets of design. Growing up between a sewing machine and a sketch pad, she went on to fine-tune her skills through studies in fine arts and fashion design. Upon entering the design/build industry, she continuously researches trends in various markets, including retail, hospitality, exhibitory/events, interiors and architecture in order to provide valuable educational and inspirational resources to clients.

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