Choosing a fabric building begins with you – your unique needs, your timeframe and your budget. What do you need to protect? Do you need a temporary or permanent structure? Do you need a sturdy structure or a fully-engineered building for site-specific loads? Do you need a basic, cold-storage shelter or a fully-integrated, climate-controlled facility for your operations and personnel?
Choosing the right fabric building can be challenging. But it doesn’t have to be. We have over 27 years of experience in providing and constructing fabric buildings in Alaska. We know what works. We can guide you through the options to help you make the most informed decisions. Whether you purchase a fabric building from us or not, we are here as a trusted advisor.
Choosing the right fabric building begins with customer-centric collaboration, evolves into a plan and results in a building solution fit for purpose. How do you do this? Begin with the end in mind.
Understanding the choices is critical to making the right decisions.
Purpose: Simple shelter, storage or operations? Temporary or permanent?
Profile: Arch profile, gable profile or custom profile?
Framework: Single tube, open web truss or custom framework?
Design parameters: Sturdy by design or fully-engineered? Will you need a building permit?
Foundation type: Gravel, pony wall, piers, concrete, asphalt, pre-cast blocks, sea containers?
Configuration: Open-ended, single-ended, partially-enclosed or fully-enclosed? Framed openings, points of access?
Dimensions: Width, length, wall height, peak height and clearance requirements?
Accessories: Doors, vents, insulation, flooring, lighting, electrical and mechanical?
Services: Supply only, tech support or turn-key construction?
A fabric building is one of the most cost-effective, versatile and easy-to-maintain building options on the market. By working collaboratively with you to answer these questions – and many others – we can guide you through the process of choosing the right fabric building solution.