Canvas roof – This is an awning that can be built with low budget achieves the goal of covering the sun. The tarpaulin should be cleaned, especially after a rain as it can take on odors. A classic awning, of those used in the nineteenth century that covers very well with its striped canvas the terrace of the inclement sun. The advantage is that it can be modulated depending on how dark we want to be.
A modern and novel design, these types of canvas roof, usually triangular figures and install a single unit or a set of them, depending on the needs of each project. Also the dimensions of these awnings can vary according to their use and location. Architects and engineers call them tense structures, since their fixation is done by the tension that is generated, by placing the anchor points in the construction where they are to be installed.
The materials used are textiles, as canvas roof, of different characteristics, depending on where they are designed and installed. In some countries these tenuous structures are often used to cover large areas, in parking lots, playgrounds, exhibition areas and many other projects. They are really an ally of architects in the new designs of houses, buildings and parks.