Designing Architectural Shade Structures

Designing Architectural Shade Structures

In commercial, multifamily, and mixed-use applications, outdoor living spaces are a key amenity. Adding depth to storefronts, expanding outdoor services, or improving the comfort of a patio space can be attained with a functional shade structure. This course discusses the types and features of open-frame structures manufactured off-site, their recommended detailing and applications, and the key design considerations for safe and effective installations.
AIA & LA-CES Accredited

Responsible Neil O'Hare
Last Update 09/23/2022
Completion Time 1 hour 2 minutes
Members 4
Basic
    • Learning Objectives
    • Introduction & The Importance Of Shade
    • Engineering Open-Frame Structures
    • Design Considerations
    • Installation Considerations
    • Case Studies
    • Conclusion
    • CEU Quiz
      10 xp