Patio canopy and soffit

April 1, 2001

Detail shows section through a typical truss rafter in this addition to a restaurant outdoor room. Project data Client: Blue Finn Restaurant, Seaville, N.J. Fabricator: Globe Canvas Products Fabric: Ultrashade 101 by Highland Industries

Canopy with sidewalls

Detail shows attachment of framing to existing building. Sidewalls are held down with ground stakes. The entire assembly is designed to have fabric coverings removed during the cold season. Project data Client: Hohnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia Structual engineer: H.B. Daugherty Fabricator: Globe Canvas Products Fabric: Patio 500/Pro-tec by John Boyle & Co.

TransHab and the space architects

September 1, 1999

Revolutionizing structures in space with fabric and technology By Kriss J. Kennedy Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in Sept/Oct 1999 issue of Fabric Architecture. At the time, Kriss J. Kennedy was a space architect at the NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas. He is internationally known in the space industry for his accomplishments in …