Recently, I read a story that said “于是他让弟子们搭起大棚”。 I translated this roughly to "ordered the kids to set up a tent". But this had me confused. Isn't 帐篷 also tent? And can't you also 搭起帐篷？
What is the difference between 帐篷 and 大棚？ If they are very similar, when is used while the other isn't?