Patio Shade Sail and Canopy Structures - Commercial California
Fixed, commercial patio shade canopy structures come in many styles and are used for numerous purposes throughout California. Shade sails, patio sail shade awnings, stand alone patio shade canopies & in-ground shade umbrellas cool outdoor eating, hospitality, entertainment areas & other communal spaces. They shade tables on porches, decks & verandahs at restaurants, clubs, picnic grounds, concession stands and in courtyards at business & industrial parks, lifestyle centers, retail shopping malls. Fabric structures shade outdoor assembly, hospitality and congregating patios at churches, synagogues, associations, hotels, etc. They're also an ideal permanent shade canopy cover for audience seating areas, bandstands, and outdoor stages. A great alternative to conventional gazebos and pavilions!
This shade sail structure is on the 3rd floor rooftop patio at University of California Irvine in Orange County. It has (5) quadrilateral sails attached to (9) posts secured to the concrete beams under the roof tiles. Some of the fabrics also attach to the building wall. Lighting fixtures are mounted on each post for nightime entertainment on the roof overlooking the beautful view 43' below.
See photo of awning sun sail.