Sun shade canopy structures protect players on many types of outdoor athletic courts, sport fields, play areas, and rinks throughout California. They shade basketetball courts, skateboard parks, tennis courts, badminton courts, bocce ball courts, riding rinks, lawn bowling fields, roller skating rinks, shuffle board courts, volleyball courts, batting cages, and other play areas for sporting events.
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Bleacher shade canopies and grandstand shade structures are effective outdoor seating shade covers that cool California spectators and audiences. These tension fabric structures shade bleachers at California baseball, football, soccer, field hockey, and lacrosse fields. They also cool audiences at swim meets, water polo, equestrian events and rodeos. They shade spectators at tennis courts and golf matches. A cantilever design is available to minimize visual and physical obstructions caused by columns. Bleacher canopies also cool outdoor stages and amphitheaters. In addition to being designed as a bleacher canopy, these audience shade structures can be designed as shade sails.
A cantilevered shade structure has horizontal beams that extend beyond vertical columns. This makes them the ideal shade canopy to cover California commercial loading docks, depots, bleachers, parking lots, driveways, product assembly, staging & other grounds where columns would otherwise obstruct.
Car wash shade structures can be tension fabric shade canopies, shade sails or awnings. They cover California car wash tunnels, car vacuum stations, automotive detailing centers and customer waiting areas. A permanent shade canopy prevents water spots by keeping the automobile cool before being wiped dry.
Commercial shade sails can be tensile structures or awnings to cover California patios, playgrounds, pools, courtyards, walkways, etc. These architectural shade sails cool community parks, schools, hotels, retirement homes, restaurants, hospitals, industrial parks, housing developments, churches & synagogues, etc. They enhance the aesthetic appeal of landscape architecture projects. See some of our California shade sail projects.
Employee shade shelters and canopies protect and cool California’s work force. These fabric shade structures cover employees on company patios, courtyards, loading docks, driveways, parking lots, product assembly, smoking and other areas where they work, eat, take breaks or just plain congregate. They also shade outdoor company meetings and roadside rest stops.
Entrance shade covers and driveway shelters make the ideal shade canopy. They cool visitors at California hotels, motels, restaurants, clubs, hospitals, office parks, shopping centers, etc. These fabric shade structures can function as porte cocheres and porticos.
Merchandise shade covers and inventory sun protection shelters reduce UV destruction of valuable California property under their shade canopy. They shade corporate yards, electrical equipment, nurseries, marinas, outdoor public markets, retail centers, outdoor displays, dealerships, loading docks, outdoor warehouses, staging areas, and outdoor manufacturing and assembly areas. Whether a shade canopy or shade sail, inventory losses are minimized with fabric shade structures.
Parking shade canopies, commercial carports, corporate parking shade structures, covered parking structures, car shelters, & other vehicle parking shelters of tensioned fabric cool California parking lots. They protect cars, boats, motorcycles, maintenance vehicles, and trucks at corporate yards, office buildings, automotive dealerships, hospitals, airports, stadiums, country clubs, industrial parks, shopping centers, apartment complexes and condominiums.
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!
Playground shade canopies, shade structures, shade sails, free standing playground awnings and umbrellas are widespread throughout California. These commercial grade, playground fabric structures cool play areas at parks, schools, preschools, day care centers, clubs, apartment & condominium complexes, owner associations, churches, synagogues, motels, shopping malls, etc. They provide permanent sun protection over play structures, fields, sand boxes, asphalt, concrete and gravel pavement.
Pool shade cover structures for decks, lounges & concession stands at California parks, schools, country clubs, motels, hotels, aquatic centers, apartments, home owner associations and other complexes. A fabric shade canopy, shade sail, awning or umbrella can radically alter the enjoyablity of swimming pools.
Commercial shade umbrellas remain permanently open and have in-ground foundations that enable them to withstand 85+ MPH winds. They’re much larger than conventional patio umbrellas, market umbrellas, and cafe umbrellas. Architectural shade umbrellas cool California pools, playgrounds, patios, walkways, decks, courtyards, rest stops, concessions stands, picnic grounds, break areas, etc. Some have waterproof fabrics for greater weather protection.
See photos of tensile fabric structures shading large areas with tensioned membranes warped into 3D hypars (i.e. hyperbolic paraboloids). This geometry enables them to retain tension otherwise impossible with single-plane shade fabrics of similar, large size.
Transit shelters and transportation stop waiting area shade covers cool California passengers awaiting pick-up. These protective covers are great for shading parking lots, driveways and sidewalks. They provide shade cover over staging areas for trams, buses, cars & trucks. Passengers wait in cool comfort. Shelter pick-up/drop-off loading areas with a fabric shade canopy. The fabric structures are perfect for bus stops and tram waiting stations. The protective fabric coverings are listed in CSI MasterFormat 2004 under Transportation Stop Shelters 107343.
Walkway coverings shade sidewalks, courtyards, plazas, public promenades, concourses, colonnades, galleries, outdoor malls, piazzas, arcades, boardwalks & other outdoor pedestrian walkways throughout California. These outdoor shade covers cool walkways at airports, zoos, amusement parks, senior centers, town squares, lifestyle centers, hospitals, schools, arenas, office parks, housing developments, condominium & apartment complexes, retail shopping malls, etc. Walkway protective shade covers are categorized in CSI MasterFormat 2004 as Walkway Coverings 107326.