Awnings of Hollywood Hollywood, FL

Project Details

Fabric 1

Précontraint 502
Producer: Serge Ferrari North America Inc.
Supplier: Trivantage LLC

Fabric 2

Soltis 86
Producer: Serge Ferrari North America Inc.
Supplier: Trivantage LLC

Engineer Name 1
Victor Ceron

Engineer Company 1
Victor Ceron, PE

Design Company
Awnings of Hollywood

Fabrication Company
Awnings of Hollywood

Installation Company
Awnings of Hollywood

Please describe the project specifications

A custom designed restaurant patio awning with all-weather curtains was fabricated and installed for the RA Sushi in Pembroke Pines, Florida. The L-Shaped lean-to style awning has a steel base frame, aluminum columns and carrying beams to support the motorized curtains for complete enclosure. The powder coated frame accommodates accessories such as fans, LED lighting, and a sprinkler system.

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

The client is situated on a corner parcel in a high-end outdoor promenade that includes other hospitality competitors. They had outdoor umbrellas, but wanted to maximize their space and allow for enhanced coverage in all weather, day or night. The client also wanted to modify the restaurant façade to be more visually stimulating and entice customers to stop in and dine.

What is unique or complex about the project?

Construction had to be coordinated with both mall and restaurant management completing installation around the hours of operation which made it all the more challenging. The restaurant canopy structure included Thompson All Weather-Shield motorized tension shades with an internal spring system. The Soltis 86 mesh weave of the curtains ensures that natural light will still be able to enter the premises and the transparency guarantees that exterior views will not be hidden from the customers all the while maintaining a watertight environment.

What were the results of the project?

The client was very pleased with their patio awning and weather shield curtains. We were able to expand their available seating space by about 100 customers which enabled the restaurant to substantially increase its revenue. The awning, curtains, and various accessories have provided the client with a more versatile environment for their customers to enjoy day and night. The fans and lighting along with the shade structure creates the perfect ambiance for their customers.

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