“Award-winning design depends on the depth of knowledge of what is possible and how far the boundaries can be pushed.”– Jethro Jones, Managing Director
As one of the world’s most highly-awarded tensile fabric structure specialists, Fabritecture brings over 100 years experience to everything it does.
Inherent in every design we submit is a vast knowledge of tensile fabric materials and their unique behaviours under all conditions.
Working closely with our clients through every step of the design process, our 3D imaging screen really is the place that dreams begin to take shape.
Pictured: Lisa James (BDM), David Gullis (Director), Justin Dale (Operations Manager) & Jethro Jones (MD)
At Fabritecture, we make a personal promise to each and every one of our clients. We promise to bring everything we can – all the experience, expertise, knowledge, skills, talents, resources and passion we possess as individuals and as a fiercely-proud culture – to achieving your aims and realizing your dreams.We promise to be there, and work with you every step of the way. We promise to strive to our utmost to exceed your expectations at every step and every stage from briefing to building, from design to delivery.
Ultimately, our greatest strength, resource and point of difference is the sheer calibre and commitment of our people. They are hand-picked for the personal and professional qualities they bring to our brand. At the end of the day, the most important and enduring thing we build is relationships – partnerships of trust and mutual pride.
Our unique Fabritecture values of trust delight and reliability woven throughout, everything we do.
We take great pride in every aspect of a project; from the design, delivery, construction, after sales service and even the way we answer your call.
We constantly encourage new and alternative technologies and more efficient methods of environmental sustainability.
We believe passionately in the design and construction of environmentally responsible tensile architecture and aim to constantly maximise opportunities for achieving technologies to meet existing environmental needs.
Comprehensive insurances and warranties cover everything we do.
Strict Health and Safety practices are followed without fail.
Our handpicked team of professionals is respectful, friendly, knowledgeable, experienced and committed to their jobs.
A dedicated Project Manager is always assigned to each project and available to discuss any matter of concern or to answer any questions at any stage of the project.
As Company Directors, we are involved in every project that we put our name to and are available and happy to talk to clients about any aspect of a project.
We always look for ways to keep our prices as low as possible and to pass on savings to our clients – providing that it doesn’t affect the quality of the job.
We never, ever forget that you trust us to realise your unique project dreams safely, on time, and on budget.
David Gullis, Jethro Jones & Charlie Ballantyne
Since the beginning, Fabritecture has evolved from canvas covers to contemporary fabric building solutions. Charlie Ballantyne, the creator of Universal Fabric Structures (now Fabritecture), has revolutionised the way the world thinks about tensile fabric structures.
Charlie dreamt of a bold new skyline, shaped not by old thinking and inflexible forms, but by futuristic fabrics and audacious imagining. Going into partnership with a ground-breaking structured solutions company from Belgium, the duo invented the world’s first Tensile Fabric Structure (TFS). With Charlie taking North America under the UFS brand, and leaving the European market to his new Belgium business partner, the concept of pre-engineered, rent-or-buy fabric structure solutions took both continents by storm. By the mid 1990’s, Charlie Ballantyne’s vision had transformed into one of the fastest growing top 500 companies in America.
“We don’t treat maintenance as an afterthought, we think about it right from the conceptual stage.”– Jethro Jones, Director
One of Fabritecture’s greatest strengths, at the level of cost-efficiency and outcome, is its unique ability to morph into any-sized organisation in response to any project in the world. Supporting a core culture of award-winning designers, installers and highly-experienced Project Managers, is a global network of the world’s leading tensile fabric structure engineers. Whether the project involves working with existing steel, concrete, brick or a wooden structure, or starting from the ground-up, Fabritecture will hand-pick the engineer for the job. Fabritecture is proudly certified & compliant with the ISO9001 management system, and has its own internal Quality Management System in place.
“Fabritecture are a truly professional organisation. We were impressed with the way the whole project was managed, and the final delivered product was of a high standard.”
“The professionalism, project management, adaptability and commitment of the Fabritecture team made our project a success. The wealth of knowledge and pragmatism of the team made working with Fabritecture a pleasure. We are more than impressed with the results from these projects and hope the any future development at our park is as successful as this.”
“Overall product was fit for purpose, and delivered on time. Both BGC Contracting and end user QCoal very happy with end result.”
“Justin Dale was the Project Manager – he was very helpful and knowledgeable. Our new hangar is pretty impressive! Job well done.”
“[Fabritecture] acted safely and professionally at all times onsite. Their attitude to the challenging scenario that they were faced with was positive and ‘can do’ – making the best out of a bad situation. [Fabritecture’s] contribution to a high profile remediation project in Sydney is greatly appreciated. The speed of the installation was paramount in reducing impact with other trades onsite.”
“Baulderstone’s preference to work closely with Fabritecture came through their demonstrated ability and desire to provide the required feedback and data, which enabled Baulderstone to seamlessly assess the risks and opportunities, before entering into a subcontract agreement. In addition to this, the post contract negotiations with Fabritecture on additional D&C scope produced favourable outcomes for both parties, as their expertise and patients to work through multiple options, while delivering value for money solutions that were also fit for intended purpose.”