Total Shade LLC Phoenix, AZ

Project Details

Fabric 1

Précontraint 502

Engineer Name 1
Fernando Pena

Engineer Company 1
Rocky Summit Engineering Consulting, LLC

Design Name
Brandon Sobiech, PLA, ASLA

Design Company
Dig Studio

Architect Name
Brandon Sobiech, PLA, ASLA

Architect Company
Dig Studio

Fabrication Name
Total Shade LLC

Fabrication Company
Total Shade LLC

Subcontractor Name
Total Shade LLC

Subcontractor Company
Total Shade LLC

Project Manager Name
James Gallardo and Jeff Strasser

Project Manager Company
Total Shade LLC

Installation Name
Total Shade LLC

Installation Company
Total Shade LLC

Please describe the project specifications

"The cloud" a designed build shade structure incorporating water features, sound and shade. The shade structure encompasses radius steel and curved arches to resemble our Arizona monsoons.

What was the purpose of this project? What did the client request?

The client requested a design build team to incorporate a multi-functional splash pad highlighting the design of the shade structure.

What is unique or complex about the project?

To be able to achieve the appearance and functionality, the structure needed to be engineered, manufactured and installed seamlessly. Every component had its unique properties, which created unique challenges as well.

What were the results of the project?

The result of this shade project gives a city a landmark integrated splash pad that will be enjoyed by many for years to come.

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