It’s a tough job when it comes to choosing a suitable material for tensile structure. While one can easily cling to traditional ones like concrete and wood to build one, it takes lot of time – the precious commodity these days. Turn over to fabrics! They are a lot quicker to design. The materials used are usually polymers –
It should be worth mentioning that other than qualities mentioned here almost all materials exhibit some common properties like durability, elasticity, self-cleansing properties in varying degree. It’s just that some exhibit some properties more pronounced than the others and find their use accordingly.