Eide Industries Inc. Cerritos, CA

Project Details

Fabric 1

Précontraint 1002 Fluotop T2
Producer: Serge Ferrari North America Inc.
Supplier: Serge Ferrari North America Inc.

Design Name
Erik Jarvie

Design Company

Architect Company
Outside Landscape Architecture

Fabrication Name
Erik Jarvie

Fabrication Company

Project Manager Name
Armando Ruiz

Project Manager Company
Eide Industries, Inc.

Installation Name
Albert Soto

Installation Company
Eide Industries, Inc.

Please describe the project specifications

- Approximate Dimensions: 16' H x 23' P x 31' W
- Approximate Coverage Area is 690 square feet
- White, Serge Ferrari 1002 T2 PVC coated Polyester fabric
- Flame-Retardant certification for NFPA 701 and ASTM E-84 Class A
- Snow Load Engineered for Roof Live = 5 PSF / Ground = 30 PSF / Roof Snow = 22.68 PSF
- Engineered for 121 MPH Wind Loads, Exposure "C"
- Seismic Load: Design Category "B"

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

Scanlan Kemper Bard Companies (SKB) contracted Outside Landscape Architects for their Greenwood Plaza redesign project in Greenwood Village, Colorado. One of the options included the need for an eye-catching and modern canopy as the centerpiece for the community to enjoy the outdoor spaces.

What is unique or complex about the project?

Outside Landscape Architects reached out to the Tension Structure Division of Eide Industries, Inc. for professional guidance with design and functionality.

What were the results of the project?

To save money on structural engineering, city permits and fabrication costs, Eide was able to consolidate the original two-canopy design into a one-frame system, while keeping the two-canopy appearance. The new free-standing structure increased the durability of the tensioned canopy, and exceeded local wind-load and snow-load requirements.

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