Stamford Tent & Event Services

Project Details

Fabric 1

Producer/Manufacturer: Snyder Mfg Inc.
Primary Use: Main Fabric

Design Name
Steve Frost

Design Company
Stamford Tent & Event Services

Project Manager Name
Bancroft Potter

Project Manager Company
Bancroft & Co

Installation Name

Installation Company
Stamford Tent & Event Services

Please describe the project specifications

This project consisted of a 5,400 sq.ft. sailcloth tent erected on elevated flooring overlooking Long Island Sound for a wedding reception for 150 guests.

The client wanted a spectacular, weatherproof environment to house his daughter’s wedding that made a dramatic statement to the guests, as well as highlight the seaside location of the property.

The challenges involved in achieving the client’s goals were:

The property was very sloped and challenging with limited access. It was the family’s desire that the flooring be elevated over the tree line to allow an unobstructed view of the water.

They wanted the tent to be air conditioned and they also requested a front porch overlooking the water for cocktail hour.

The project was a complete success. The week after the wedding, we received a note from the mother of the bride stating:

“Thank you. It was like a fairy tale; you made my little girls’ dreams come true!”

What is unique or complex about the project?

The tent was installed on a sub-floor that was elevated 21' to enable the view over the tree line. The client also requested a front porch so the tent needed to be anchored through the floor.

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