Sundance Architectural Products Orlando, FL

Project Details

Fabric 1

Précontraint 502
Producer: Ferrari S.A.
Supplier: Trivantage LLC

Engineer Name 1
Michael Thompson

Engineer Company 1
Thompson Engineering Group

Design Name
Bill Comstock

Design Company
Sundance Architectural Products

Architect Name
Tyler Hajdu

Architect Company
Morris Architects

Fabrication Name
Bill Comstock

Fabrication Company
Sundance Architectural Products

Graphics Name
Colleen McLaughlin

Graphics Company
Florida Graphics

Project Manager Name
Andrew Kirk

Project Manager Company
Sundance Architectural Products

Installation Name
Andrew Kirk

Installation Company
Sundance Architectural Products

Please describe the project specifications

Welded aluminum framed structure that is themed to appear as bamboo with a double sided digially printed fabric cover that protects a food service cart at Universal Studious Volcano Bay water park.

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

A unique Clam shell shaped canopy to provide shade and weather protection to an outdoor food cart.

What is unique or complex about the project?

The frame skeleton was built from custom rolled 3 inch tubing that has a double layer of framing, one for the unique appearance from outside and one inside to support the fabric cover. The frame was then powder coated and themed to appear if it were made from bamboo. All welded frame connections are wrapped in natural rope to give the appearance of being made by hand. Much effort was required for the computer generated fabric patterns that were created off of the 3 dimensional laser scan of the frame after it was built. Then a large amount of detail was necessary for image file creation and cover fabrication to ensure that the art flowed seamlessly across the unique shape inside and out.

What were the results of the project?

The eye catching feature draws guest attention to the venue while also serving as shade and weather protection from the harsh Florida environment.

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