Structure Type: Mast-supported grandstand canopies
Project Scope: Design, engineer, fabrication, supply, and install 2 tensile membrane canopies
Project Size: 24,930 sqft
Material: PTFE
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Completion Date: 2016
Market Segment: Sports Facilities
Owner: Florida State University
General Contractor: Childers Construction
Architect: EMI Architects
Engineer: PFEIFER Structures

PFEIFER was contracted to design, engineer, fabricate, supply and install two (2) identical tensile membrane canopies supported by steel and cables in accordance with the University’s plans to build a premium club seating section at the south end of Doak Campbell Stadium. The tension structures are PTFE Chukoh Skytop 800 architectural membrane and cantilever out over the stadium seats from columns located on a new club level deck. The new deck area adds 6,000 premium seats and hosted services. The total fabric plan area covers 24,930 sq. ft.

Renovations to Seminoles’ South end zone were completed in time for the home opener in 2016.

Photos courtesy of EMI Architects.

Childers Construction Company is writing this letter to express our grateful satisfaction to FabriTec Team for the services they provided for the successful completion of the Tensile Membrane Roof. FabriTec provided the appropriate level of knowledge, experience, and professionalism throughout the entire project. We look forward to working with FabriTec on future projects and recommend FabriTec to anyone who desires quality work at a competitive price.

Jason Gassett
Project Manager

Childers Construction Company

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