Highlighted Winners

Schilling Amphitheater – Minnesota State Fair

Canvas Craft Inc. -

The Minnesota State Fair is the largest single annual event in Minnesota. In fact, it is the largest state fair in the United States by average daily attendance. The Minnesota State Fair is held 12 days prior to and including Labor Day. And in Minnesota, that means the dog-days of August. Some of the hottest and most humid days of the year. Why not crowd a couple hundred thousand people into a fairgrounds during that time? Yet, they come.

Waterfront Santa Barbara

J Miller Canvas Inc. -

This project uses 4 “Sail” shaped waterproof panels to emote sailing, waterfront & marine atmosphere, while shading and protecting restaurant customers from light rain and drizzle.

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Aquarium of The Pacific

J Miller Canvas Inc.

This is a multi layered shade sail installation using compression plates and adjustable edge cables.

ASU-ACLS Atrium Shade Sail Canopies

FabriTec Structures LLC

Three (3) atrium sail tensile membrane canopies supported with steel and cables were installed on the sixth floor of the ASU ACLS building in Phoenix, AZ to provide shade in a common outdoor gathering area. The original architectural design, provided by ENNEAD Architects, is both an architectural feature, and functional shade canopy.

Brickell Key Playground

ShadeFla

This Multi Tension Sail Playground Canopy is located in the center of a very high end island and serves over 3000 condos. This structure is integrated with lighting for evening use as well.

Catalina Foothills High School

SHADE Industries Inc.

11 wall brackets and a single column support (eventually) three approximately 38 foot by 38 foot shade sails over a high school courtyard.

Culver Plaza

J Miller Canvas Inc.

To retrofit an old structure with infill shade panels.

Fire-N-Smoke Wood Fire Kitchen

Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures Inc.

Custom tension shade sail structure, measuring 16′ wide x 15′ 6″ projection designed for snow loads to remain installed year round. Three shade sail panels fabricated with Ferrari 502 Black 8450, mounted to existing horizontal steel on the building.

Jersey Shore Home

ShadeFla

Sun Square SQK 40 Cantilever is a high-end Automatically Retracting Shade Sail. This outdoor motorized shade system is made of marine grade stainless steel and can be adapted to any setting. SunSquare Systems, designed by award winner industrial designer Gerald Wurz, are the only patented sails, triangle or rectangular, that retract with the wind, by remote control and/or hand crank.

McKinney + Olive

FabriTec Structures LLC

McKinney & Olive is a design-build project consisting of luxury retail and office space at the 3.1 acre site at McKinney Avenue and Olive Street in Dallas, Texas. The prestigious tower’s design was completed by world class Argentine-American architect, Cesar Pelli, of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, and constructed by The Beck Group and our company.

MiamiDade Animal Services

ShadeFla

A custom built steel frame to provide shade and water protection for 5,600 square feet of outdoor space for dogs to play in. The structure is part of the scope of new construction for a state-of-the-art animal services building for Miami-Dade County. Fabric is HDPE UV Stabilized Woven Shadecloth Comtex®.

Omnilife event cover

Dunn Arquitectura Ligera S.A De C.V.

Project Details Fabric Producer 1: Verseidag Seemee US Engineer: Andrés Villaseñor, Dünn Lightweight Architecture Design: Roberto Muñoz, Dünn Lightweight Architecture Architect: Roberto Muñoz / Horacio López, Dünn Lightweight Architecture Fabrication: Dünn Lightweight Architecture Sub-Contractor: Dünn Lightweight Architecture Project Manager: Andrés Villaseñor, Dünn Lightweight Architecture Installation: Dünn Lightweight Architecture       Content is submitted by the …

Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary

SHADE Industries Inc.

10 square steel powder-coated columns were set in concrete footers, 6 wall brackets were epoxy-anchored into the existing school, and 7 custom shade sails were suspended above an elementary school amphitheater, creating approximately 2,870 square feet of shade.

Robina Market Hall Shade Structures

Fabritecture (UFS Australasia Pty Ltd T/A Fabritecture)

The Northern area of Robina Town Centre on the Gold Coast required the car park shade structures as part of the ongoing expansion upgrade to the centre. The structures were installed on the roof level of 2 adjacent car parks outside the centre. The scope of the project included a design and construction contract for a series of custom hypar-style large car park structures. Monotec 370 fabric was chosen to cover 9,000m2 of car park space.

Sacred Heart Villa Preschool

Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures Inc.

A custom tensile shade structure that consists of 6 steel posts, (2) 12″ diameter Sch 80, (3) 10″ Sch 40, (1) 10″ Sch 80 all with capped ends. There are 6 connection points, 3 @ 15’tall and 3 @ 10′ tall. All steel posts and base plates are painted white.

Saddlebrook Community Pool

SHADE Industries Inc.

Approximately 40 foot by 40 foot shade sail suspended over community clubhouse pool, supported by four square steel columns.

Schilling Amphitheater – Minnesota State Fair

Canvas Craft Inc. -

The Minnesota State Fair is the largest single annual event in Minnesota. In fact, it is the largest state fair in the United States by average daily attendance. The Minnesota State Fair is held 12 days prior to and including Labor Day. And in Minnesota, that means the dog-days of August. Some of the hottest and most humid days of the year. Why not crowd a couple hundred thousand people into a fairgrounds during that time? Yet, they come.

Segafredo

Miami Awning Co/Thomas Awnings

This project features an outdoor seating area for Segafredo at Miami’s Bayside Marketplace. (11) Shade Sails were used on this project. (4) Colorful sails on top and (7) lower sails in white. These are supported by (10) 8 inch columns

ST. Thomas

ShadeFla

Three rectangular tension sails supported by 10, 8″ diameter steel columns.

Strebe Residential

Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures Inc.

A custom backyard tension shade sail canopy, size is 30′ x 23’6″ and the fabric is Value Vinyls Monotec 370 Series Sand FR. There are 5 steel posts 8″ in diameter and ranging from 10′-15′ in height. They are powder coated black, anchored to concrete piers and surrounded by concrete block with a stone façade. The structure is designed and engineered to support snow loads and remains in place year round.

The Atrium

Eide Industries Inc.

The Atrium Project consists of twenty-five (25) pre-tensioned Shade Sails ranging is sizes to cover approximately 2,888 square feet of the ground floor. Flame-retardant, Serge Ferrari Soltis 92 Fabric panels cover the restaurant areas to provide ambiance and privacy from the upper floors.

The Landing- Covered Terrace

ShadeFla

The purpose was to create a Covered Terrace in an Office Park for eating lunch, hosting events and general enjoyment of the Outdoors. The Client wanted an unique structure that was in line with their corporate branding in the cruising industry. They wanted to create a special area for employees to gather and take a pause from their busy work days.

Waterfront Beach Park

Eide Industries Inc.

This project consists of twenty-five (25) triangular-shaped tensioned shade sails on the beach front property.

Waterfront Santa Barbara

J Miller Canvas Inc. -

This project uses 4 “Sail” shaped waterproof panels to emote sailing, waterfront & marine atmosphere, while shading and protecting restaurant customers from light rain and drizzle.