Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc.

Project Details

Fabric 1

Producer/Manufacturer: Glen Raven Custom Fabrics LLC
Primary Use: Main Fabric

Architect Company
SFCS Architects

Fabrication Company
Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc.

Project Manager Name
Brian Moriarty

Project Manager Company
Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc.

Installation Company
Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc.

Please describe the project specifications

Custom free-standing metal and fabric shade Trellis Canopy measuring 32’ 2” wide x 22’ 1 1/2 “projection. Aluminum tubing rafter grid supporting 12 rows of mechanically attached purlins running the width of the canopy. Eight 10’ x 10’ aluminum support posts attached to existing concrete. Set of 15 Firesist ivory fabric panels weaved thru top purlins, approximately 2’ wide x 20’ long.

Upscale senior living facility requested a large unique patio covering outside the dining hall for residents to enjoy meals and social activities. The structure was fabricated to offer shade protection, as well as some open air, with a modern design.

What is unique or complex about the project?

The installation required the fabric panels to be installed onsite after framework was completed. It was a difficult task getting the correct measurements between the weaved panels due to each frame section being different widths.

The residents can now enjoy being outside for many activities with shade and fresh air while safely mingling with friends and family.

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