Rainier Tent

Project Details

Fabric 1

Vinyl, 20 oz White, 61" Verseidag B1515 Opaque
Producer/Manufacturer: Verseidag Seemee US
Primary Use: Main Fabric

Fabric 2

Vinyl, 30 mil, Clear 61"
Primary Use: Secondary Fabric

Engineer Name 1
David Suryan

Engineer Company 1
Rainier Tent

Design Name
David Fermier

Design Company
Bucks Mont Party Rental

Fabrication Company
Rainier Tent

Installation Name
David Fermier

Installation Company
Bucks Mont Party Rental

Please describe the project specifications

The client wanted to reinvigorate their business by enhancing a renewed outdoor space. They were looking to create a flow between indoors and outdoors for special events. Finally, they wanted to cover the renovated patio space while showcasing the nearby 6-story castle designed by Henry Mercer.

Rainier Tent came in with a custom-engineered tent structure that would accommodate the unique installation area and designed the tops to be half clear to showcase the view and half white for sun protection.

What is unique or complex about the project?

The asymetrical engineering of this tent is what really makes it stand out. The design and the direction of the fabric (length-wise vs. width) is also a special feature. The baseplates for most of the legs capture a perimeter wall, maximizing the usable space while securing the tent. The tent follows the lines of the building/museum, including the lower landing by using extended uprights.

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