Richardson FWS Group
Storage Building

66,000 sq ft Tension Fabric Building for Phosphate, Urea and Yaravera Storage
Carseland, AB

Project Profile

The Rundown

The Legacy Building Solutions team designed and constructed this custom 66,000 sq ft tension fabric phosphate, urea and yaravera storage building in Carseland, Alberta. Our team of designers, developers and builders create unique, custom fabric building solutions for a wide variety of uses.

Customer Success

“It was a priority to get the new building operating quickly so we could continue our programming. They were totally committed to doing whatever was necessary to support our project.”

Steve Henry | OKC Tennis Center

“Legacy Building Solutions has given Solar Ship more than just a state-of-the-art hangar and assembly building. Through our close collaboration, their design incorporates a self-reliant photovoltaic power package that sits above the fabric roof, allowing our building operations to be entirely off-grid. In addition, Legacy’s foundation design allowed us to re-use an existing concrete pad, saving us time and money during construction. These innovations were part of our top-level requirements, and delivering on them really sets Legacy apart from the traditional building segment.”

Lewis Reford | Solar Ship

Feature Details

  • Building size: 140 feet x 420 feet with 40 feet x 180 feet lean-to
  • Hot dip galvanized steel frame with 15 oz. flame-retardant fabric
  • Stainless steel cables
  • 5 foot overhangs with wire mesh ventilation
  • Trusses support over 700 psf conveyor load
  • 21 Schaefer roof vents
  • Main building has 2 personnel doors on the endwall
  • Lean-to equipped with 2 overhead doors and 2 personnel doors
  • 3 ground snow, 0.1 rain load, 1kip non-reducible live load, 0.52 controlling wind load, R3 open exposure, standard occupancy, partially enclosed
  • Building use: Phosphate, Urea and Yaravera Storage

 

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