Canvas and fabric covered office buildings are structures that can be made of anything durable composing the main frame – such as carbon fibre, fibreglass, or steel. A canvas or fabric structure can be a great option for an unthinkable number of uses – they are structurally sound, resistant to fire, as well as protecting the inhabitants against the elements.
Structures such as these provide a wealth of both functionality and practicality. They tend to be constructed from a combination of both good and renewable material, and when complete, are extremely tight and resistant to weather that may otherwise have affected it.
In this article, we will take a look at five things that you should absolutely know about canvas and fabric covered buildings that might have an influence on whether or not you want to have one constructed, or may even prove useful in future to know about with them becoming quite commonplace. Canvas and fabric covered buildings are great in terms of their portability – they are often seen at “pop up” events, since they can be dismantled and erected all within the same day, and therefore within a short period of time – for this reason, they are particularly cost effective in terms of time.
So, what facts should you be aware of surrounding canvas and fabric covered buildings?
Speed of build – A lot of the time, fabric and canvas covered buildings tend to be used at events such as festivals, and are therefore very large as they are designed to house a number of stalls, outlets, or something similar. Because of this, some heavy machinery could be required to construct and move them into place. However, they are still tremendously quick when compared to traditional builds from traditional materials. Although they are not necessarily comparable, they provide an excellent solution to a number of problems since traditional structures would be no use for shelter that is required on a temporary basis.
Space within – There are no internal structures that support fabric builds, and therefore no restrictions inside in terms of space and what can be put in them once they have been erected. Whatever space is there after construction can be used!
Element-resistance – Fabric and canvas covered buildings are composed of strong materials and are therefore designed with harsh elements in mind. They are often able to withstand high winds, heavy rains, and in general harsh stormy conditions. Not only normal weather conditions – they are also designed to be able to hold a large weight of snow on top should this ever be an issue.
Permanence – whilst fabric covered buildings are ideal for temporary events, they are also often used on a more permanent basis due to their rugged and well-built nature. An advantage of using one on a semi-permanent basis is that should you ever need to dismantle at short notice, this is easily doable.
Variety of uses – finally, due to the aforementioned facts, the number of uses that these types of buildings can cater for is almost infinite. They can be used for almost anything you could possibly imagine.