Craftsmanship Awards Won at the 2017 Zone Conference
1st Place-Single Family
Custom fabric radiused and sloped cantilevered canopy for the patio area. The fabric is Stam 6002 Forest Green and measures 21’ diameter x 8’ projection. Canopy frame is 1×4 .125 and 2×4 .125, 6061-T6 welded aluminum tubing and 6×6 .1875 steel tubing painted Forest Green. The steel posts are anchored to concrete piers.
2nd Place- Multiple Family-Bethesda Senior Living
Custom motorized retractable canopy system for a 3rd floor senior living facility patio area. The unit is 34’ 11” wide x 15’ 8” projection, fabricated with Naizil PVC 038 Sand and is operated with a remote. The frame is brown with an internal gutter system. The unit required structural self-threading bolts for base plates and wedge bolts into precast concrete. This canopy system allows for control of various coverage needs for shade/ wind/rain during all seasons.
1st Place- Commercial Awnings & Canopies- Under 30 Linear Ft- Mid City Dental
Unique Gable designed stairway canopy, fabricated in 3 sections, measuring 10’6” wide x 6’ projection at the top and 4’ wide x 18’ projection at the stairs. All framing is 1”x 1” x.075” and 1”x 2” x.100” unpainted aluminum tubing. Framing for post attachment is 2”x 2” x.100”. There are (6) 2”x 2”x11” galvanized steel posts painted Axalta #3735 Brown. The fabric is Sattler #314 043 UV80 Fresh & Crisp.
1st Place-Commercial Awnings & Canopies Over 30 Linear Ft- Crestview School
Custom fabricated cantilevered arched canopy measuring 55 ft. 3 in. wide x 15 ft. projection. Fabric is Mesh Awntex 160 EFS Winter Wheat. Aluminum framework supported fabric, consisting of 6” x 6 x ½” aluminum tube and 2” x 3” x 1/8” and 3” x 3” x 3/8” aluminum tubing. Rafters/purlins are mechanically attached and supported via six 8’ x 8’ x 3/8” steel tubing support posts with bolt-down flange plates and a 6 x 8 horizontal steel tubing support beam spanning the width from post to post. All exposed steel was hot dipped galvanized then painted semi-gloss black and all aluminum surfaces were painted semi-gloss black. This large shade canopy was designed to provide sun protection for middle school swimmers, coaches and spectators. The fabric is designed and fabricated to be removed for the winter months.
1st Place-Interior Awnings & Design- Sunbelle
Modular structure is 15’-8” x 12’-8” x 16’-0” tall, approximately 375 sq. ft. of graphic print and 330 sq. ft. of unprinted Acoustical Batyline fabric. Exterior panels are dye sub single sided print on 9oz Poly Knit fabric (Opaque) and connected via Aluminum Extrusion. The interior walls are Acoustical Batyline Fabric (unprinted) attached via Aluminum Extrusion and designed to absorb ambient sound. Structure fabric panels are approximately 4′ x 5′ and the soffit is unprinted white 9oz Poly Knit Fabric with allowance for internal mounted lights. Decorative exterior support arms are constructed from waterjet cut, custom break formed aluminum, with 4 framed oval graphic printed signs on backlit poly knit fabric. The L-Shaped structure is 8’-5” x 8’-5” x 12’-0” tall, approximately 43 sq. ft. of unprinted poly knit fabric. The upper post structure is custom framed fabric overlay panels and stand-alone backlit fabric oval signage on posts to tie into the provided bottom cabinetry.
1st Place-Industrial- Waterway Car Wash
Framed fabric ceiling acoustical panels (6) 8′ x 20′ for the interior waiting lobby area of a car wash. The frame is constructed using 1″ x 2″ aluminum rectangle frame staple grove tubing. The fabric is Serge Ferrari Baytline AW Acoustical, 2 fabric panels are digitally printed white, navy and 2 light blue to match the company logo colors. All panels are stapled to the aluminum frames. Panels are hung via eye bolts and aircraft cable. The design provided an aesthetically pleasing solution to help control the sound bouncing off the glass in the lobby area resulting from the car wash equipment. In addition, the acoustic panels were fabricated to house lighting and promotional signage.
1st Place-New & Unusual- Heartland Pharmacy
Unique tear drop shaped decorative domes on top of 2 stair cases for a 2-level retail strip mall. Both domes are 13’ 10” tall x 16’ 4 ¾” diameter at their widest points. Frames were made in 4 sections attached together with screws and bolts. Four different color Awnex fabrics on both domes consisted of a triangular pattern of dark blue, corporate red, dark green and yellow.
2nd Place-Fabric Graphics- Worldwide Technology
Rectangular fabric hanging sign, 27’ x 14’ x 6’, double sided dye sub print on 9 oz. with blocker and zipper closure on top. Framework is 2” aluminum tubing. Frames are fabricated to break-down and fit in a crate for shipping. Two wall mounted framed banners, 144” wide x 92” high. Single sided dye sub print on 9 oz. with no blocker sewn with gasket in all edges to mate with aluminum extrusion.
1st Place-Fabric Structures-Fire ‘n’ Smoke
Restaurant patio tension fabric shade sail structure, measuring 16’wide x 15’ 6” projection designed for snow loads to remain installed year-round. Three shade sail panels fabricated with Ferrari 502 Black 8450, mounted to existing horizontal steel on the building. Four vertical steel posts were added, 6” x 6” x .250” with 14” x 14” x ¾” thick steel base plates, and seven horizontal 4” x 4” x .250” steel purlin beams. Reinforced concrete piers 24” x 24” x 5’-9” deep were required. All steel framing painted black.