How Ballast Works

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in Entertainment | No Comments
How Ballast Works

“And I don’t know what kinda ropes…” Chances are, Taylor Swift wasn’t musing about the wire ropes stabilizing the stage she was performing on that particular night when she belted out “Wait for Me.” Fortunately, those wire ropes were anchored from the stage roof to ballast at the base below the stage. All temporary roof systems are […]

Schaefer and March Madness – A Likely Pairing

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in Entertainment | No Comments
Schaefer and March Madness – A Likely Pairing

Houston hosted the Final Four and the March Madness Music Festival over the weekend. This citywide party included top musical guests including Maroon 5, Flo Rida and Twenty One Pilots. Entertainment structural engineers may not be on stage during the show, but they still play an important role at the event, designing temporary stages and […]