About Us
At Light Weight Structures we pride ourselves on combining design and engineering excellence with outstanding customer service. We have a distinct advantage over other engineering companies: designing and engineering fabric structures is our company's core business.

With an exacting capability in the structural analysis of tensile architecture of varying shape and form, and an understanding of fabrics, we are industry leaders offering the technical expertise to develop creative, cost effective fabric project solutions for our diverse client base shade fabricators, architects and consulting engineers.

Based on the Sunshine Coast, Qld, but servicing clients around Australia, the USA, and the Middle East, our design team is internationally recognized for their innovative design solutions. The Light Weight Structures design team has been the winner of many national and international fabric structure design awards including LSAA 2010, IFAI 2011, STA 2013 our comprehensive gallery demonstrates our design and engineering acumen with the tensile fabric product.

Importantly, all design and engineering is completed by our Principals Trevor Scott M Eng Membrane Lightweight Structures and Jeremy Hunter CP. Engineer 171707 RPEQ 1420.  Therefore all aspects of each project, client’s requirements and client questions can be dealt in-house, delivering the best outcomes and saving additional consultancy fees for professional third parties

At Light Weight Structures our motto is ‘innovation in design and engineering’, as such we are passionate about providing our clients with the best possible design outcomes for fabric projects, designed on time and within budget.

Our Engineering Services:
  • Design concept realization
  • Superimposed CAD Model on photograph
  • Computer Rendered Images
  • Rain mapping
  • Shadow diagrams
  • Scale Models
  • Fabric cutting patterns
  • Engineering of the membrane canopy
  • Steel and concrete engineering
  • Engineering design inclusive of reaction report
  • Engineering drawings (DA drawings)
  • Workshop drawings
  • Laser part drawings
  • Detailed connection design
  • Cable schedules
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