News & Events
November 12, 2014
Two years and one engineering feat later, Birdair’s work for the Denver International Airport is completed, leaving behind a stunning and iconic tensile membrane roof for travelers to enjoy for years to come.
Every day engineers are faced with problems to solve, but few as challenging as what they encountered at the Denver International Airport (DIA), one of the busiest airports in the United States. The engineers on DIA's Hotel and Transit Center (HTC) program encountered a dilemma that had to be resolved before construction could begin. In providing an answer, they achieved an engineering "first."
November 12, 2014
The new plaza will include a special “cloud” structure that will encircle the plaza from above, treating visitors to an awesome light show that is especially mesmerizing at nighttime.
Going to the zoo can be the experience of a lifetime. Guests to Zoo Miami, also known as The Miami-Dade Zoological Park and Gardens, will long be talking about their visit after the new Front Entry Plaza is completed. The new plaza will include a special “cloud” structure that will encircle the plaza from above, treating visitors to an awesome light show that is especially mesmerizing at nighttime.
October 22, 2014
McLane Stadium is a premier 45,000-seat stadium and features 35,000-square-feet of Birdair’s PTFE membrane canopies
When it comes to college football few states can match the enthusiasm as Texas fans. This upcoming football season at Texas’s own Baylor University will feature a new home for one of state’s premier programs. McLane Stadium is a premier 45,000-seat stadium and features 35,000-square-feet of Birdair’s PTFE membrane canopies.
October 14, 2014
Breathtaking sunsets greet guests at Ka'anapali Beach Club on Maui's famous North Shore. Guests will soon also be treated to a stunning new sight—three Birdair canopies.
The crossed-arch PTFE structures will cover the hotel’s three tower central atriums, providing 21,000 square feet of natural daylight with protection for the garden space and guests below. This retrofit project will replace the current space frame structures.
October 14, 2014
The Seymour Johnson Air Force Base’s new 107,000-square-foot medical clinic in Goldsboro, N.C., will replace an existing 50-year-old facility.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Heery International believe that a state-of-the-art medical center deserves state-of-the-art building products and that is why they tapped Birdair to design and construct the roofing system for the new Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Medical Clinic. Birdair will provide its revolutionary insulated tensioned membrane system that will serve as the 14,500 square foot roof of the new facility.
September 04, 2014
Soccer-fans sitting in the grandstands will be protected from sun-overexposure or rain by Birdair’s expansive, weather-resistant roof.
After more than a decade of playing in the Cardinal Track and Soccer Stadium, the University of Louisville men’s and women’s soccer teams have moved into the largest collegiate soccer venue in the country, sporting a Birdair 24,000-square-foot PTFE fiberglass canopy roof over the grandstands.
August 20, 2014
Birdair’s unique structure will offer shade for customers and create an area designed for live music performances, festivals, markets and holiday activities.
Shopping is all about finding that perfect ensemble, and The Domain shopping mall in Austin, Texas has found its dream outfit with an iconic, instrumental Birdair design, using cables and PTFE membrane
August 06, 2014
Seventeen inverted PTFE Membrane cone-structure canopies will create an open, inviting space that will bustle with airport guests and vehicles.
After a long flight, the last thing travelers want is to struggle to find the right shuttle to take them to the right rental car company.
July 31, 2014
When guests board a Hornblower Niagara cruise for a tour of one of the seven forgotten natural wonders of the world, Birdair’s two sail-shaped canopies will be the first vision to greet them.
Birdair's scope of work included design, fabrication, supply and installation of two new PTFE membrane sail canopies, totaling 3,600 square feet. The canopies are located at the plaza, welcoming customers looking to buy tickets for the boat tour. Intended to provide shade and protection from the weather, the design of the PTFE sail-shaped canopies was influenced by the boating and nautical experience of being on the river in the Niagara Gorge.
July 15, 2014