The most interesting bit about the traditional tensile structures was that irrespective of geographical location and differences in time periods, tensile structures shared similar characteristics. For instance, the Native American tipi had the same pattern as the structures in Siberia. The structures were light and as such easy to carry around. This was particularly convenient because both cultures were nomadic and animal-keeping was their mainstay.
Center Column Portable, designed to be light & easy to handle, easily removable from in-ground sockets or above-ground base plates, compatible with a large assortment of existing tables and sockets. Centre column, non retractable umbrellas