Kolorful Kanvas Ltd

Project Details

Fabric 1

Ferrari 502S V2 Translucent White PVC
Producer/Manufacturer: QCD Ltd.
Primary Use: Main Fabric

Engineer Company 1
Kolorful Kanvas Ltd

Design Company
Kolorful Kanvas Ltd

Fabrication Company
Kolorful Kanvas Ltd

Installation Company
Kolorful Kanvas Ltd

Please describe the project specifications

The purpose of this project was to help guide guests to the entrance of the reception, cafe and bar area, as well as provide shelter over this area. Their specifications were that it needed to be a cylinder shape to keep in theme with the hotel and they wanted it to glow at night. The area we were to work with had various angles. The front of the canopy was 2.2m and angled back to 1.3m, so we were to come up with a product (a cylinder shaped canopy) to fit this area, and at the same time ensure it would visually be in proportion with the front of the building. It also required to be angled so it would line up with the entrance, giving it an inviting look and draw guests to the area. We were required to come up with a design that would allow rain to run off, be structurally sound and look good.

What is unique or complex about the project?

This project provided many challenges, which we were able to tackle head on. These came in the form of manufacture a steel frame to match the arches of the existing building, at the same time ensuring all the curves and angles of the frame fitted perfectly within the space. The main body of the frame was covered in PVC with the front wedge shaped panels filled in with perspex, covered in a translucent film to allow them to glow at night, this gave the whole project an edge which sets is apart from others.

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