from the concept to the production and installation

Maffeis Engineering has more than 20 years of experience in the design of lightweight structures. We aim to design challenging projects, from stadia and big structures to artistic pavilions and iconic buildings for any kind of purpose and special events. We support our clients from the concept to the construction phase: from the first design idea ’til the site, our goal is to suggest innovative approaches and solutions in order to satisfy the client’s requirements and provide our contribution to building culture. Over the past 20 years, we have supported the most specialized fabric contractors and worked together with various important architects for the most iconic projects.

Services related to Tensile Structures’ design normally consist of:

• Tender design
• Value Engineering finalized to find the best relation cost-benefit of the project
• Concept and Schematic Design through visualization, sketch drawings, 3d models and design consultancy
• Detail Design and construction documents
• Detail driven from the massive experience with fabric contractors, highlighting the pros and cons from the technical and economical point of view
• Parametric approach & Optioneering
• Method statement
• Thermal and acoustical behaviour through CFD simulation
• Mechanical behaviour of fabric with the most relevant uni and biax fabric test requirements
• Cutting pattern


Let’s Work Together


MAFFEIS is constantly looking for new ideas, new talents and new active minds. If you’re interested in our design and engineering approach and want to discover our workplace, feel free to contact us at any time.