Dolphins Stadium Canopy Construction on Schedule

The Miami Dolphins are working hard to get the new canopy at their stadium ready for the National Football League’s preseason that is scheduled to start in August. Construction crews are working 24 hours a day, seven days a week to make sure the canopy project is completed on time. They are even welding in […]

Petersen Automotive Museum Gets Modern Canopy

The redesigned Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles was unveiled to the public on December 7 after a $125 million renovation project that transformed the formerly boxy building into a work of modern art. The museum houses hot rods and vintage cars. According to Terry Karges, the museum’s executive director, it is the largest and […]

Historic Greysolon Plaza Canopy Restored

The ornate canopy outside the historic Greysolon Plaza in downtown Duluth, Minnesota has been replaced. The new canopy was completed nearly two years after the original one collapsed on the brick sidewalk on East Superior Street. The old canopy had elaborate terra cotta decorative fixtures. It was part of the original building, which opened in […]

Atlanta Airport to Get New Canopies and Other Upgrades

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport’s domestic terminal is going to get a facelift to create a more modern look and feel similar to the international terminal’s. The goal of the project is to unify both the terminals to enhance customer service and experience in the airport complex. The project will include a series of both exterior […]

Florida Utility and University Announce Solar Partnership

Florida Power & Light Co. plans to build 23 canopy-like structures with solar panels over about 600 parking spaces at Florida International University’s Engineering Center. The company plans to use the canopies to study the distribution of solar energy from commercial-scale arrays to the grid. The project will cost $7 million and will include over […]

RBI Solar Receives Approval for Solar Canopy

RBI Solar, Inc. has received approval from the California Division of State Architect on a Pre-Check solar carport structure design. The approval includes several canopy configurations to provide its clients with design flexibility. RBI made the move to create a more cost-effective solar racking structure. The structural plan review process is typically lengthy, which can […]

Google Unveils Plans for Movable Buildings and Glass Canopies

Google announced plans to radically redesign its main campus in Mountain View, California with movable buildings and translucent solar canopies. The project was designed by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels of BIG and Thomas Heatherwick of Heatherwick Studio in London. Google wants to use lightweight block structures in place of traditional buildings. Large translucent glass canopies […]

Restored Canopy Nominated for Prestigious Award

A historic canopy in Manchester, England was in a state of disrepair and close to collapse, but it has been restored and is now in the running for a prestigious award. The Edwardian canopy of the Lapwing Lane Arcade in West Didsbury was built in 1913 above a series of shops and cafes. It was […]

Sun Life Stadium Renovations Include New Canopy and Other Upgrades

The Miami Dolphins’ Sun Life Stadium is currently in the midst of a $350 million renovation project that the team hopes will help it in future bids to host the Super Bowl. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, team officials, and politicians led a tour of the 28-year-old stadium on January 16 to show off the progress […]

Artist Creates Glittering Canopy for New York Park

Fata Morgana, a major public art installation created by renowned artist Teresita Fernandez, will be on display in New York’s Madison Square Park from April 30, 2015 to January 10, 2016. The installation is a 500-foot long sculpture in six pieces made from gold, mirror-polished discs that are installed horizontally above the heads of park […]