ShadeFLA Miami, FL

Project Details

Fabric 1

Ferrari Precontraint 602
Producer: Ferrari S.A.
Supplier: Ferrari S.A.

Engineer Name 1
Gary D Foreman

Engineer Company 1

Architect Name
Callin Fortis

Architect Company
Big Time Design Studios

Fabrication Name
Sunair Awning

Fabrication Company
Sunair Awning

Project Manager Name
Mike Kulikowski

Project Manager Company
Hooper Construction

Installation Name
Alex Sanchez & Carlos Herrera

Installation Company

Please describe the project specifications

A joint design with Big Time Design Studios, this maximum size Pratic Tecnic One Retractable Roof System covers the 1554 square feet area of Township Bar & Restaurant in Tallahassee, Florida. This structure is ideal for spaces with two existing walls, in which no other columns are needed to sustain the system. Featuring side gutters and a motorized system operated by a Somfy motor Altus 660 RTS, Regardless of the weather, customers can now fully indulge in the best of Florida.

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

The purpose of the Township project was to create a top notch dining experience without depending on the uncertainty of Florida weather. The client can now increase its annual revenue and serve customers regardless of the weather. Retractable roof systems are the ideal shading solution for hotels and businesses in Florida.

What is unique or complex about the project?

This project is unique because no frame was needed to sustain the system. The retractable roof was designed to seamlessly fit into the two pre-existing walls of the restaurant and bar.

What were the results of the project?

Overall, the client can now serve its customers regardless of the weather. They can open the system at night and provide customers with a beautiful dining experience under the stars or close it to provide a refuge from the rain.

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