Actualising Architectural Design Intent

Moreton Bay Regional Council contracted Versatile Structures to manufacture and install a unique curved commercial playpark shade structure sporting a collage of aluminium butterflies and dragonflies for Pine Rivers Park. Buildability on the architectural design was a challenge due to the curved, offset intent of the steel columns at substantial heights, in combination with a…

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Five red flags not to ignore

Five red flags not to ignore

Keep an eye out for these red flags when sourcing a domestic or commercial shade sail provider. Does not produce the entire shade structure. A supplier who takes care of everything from the design, fabric, steelwork, manufacturing, install and support can do a much better job with overall quality control and provide a better price…

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Make sure you get a return on investment

a shade structure is an investment

Of course, you want a good deal, but it is important to know that not all domestic and commercial shade sails are equal. Making uninformed decisions on price alone can be costly in the long run.  Price is what you are asked to pay. Value is what you are willing to pay. When decisions are…

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