Art Inspired Shade Structures

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Art installations develop a sense of human scale in large open spaces, whilst engaging with nature and challenging conventional solutions for urban shade structures.

Shade Pixel

Shade Pixel

Jacob Gines – Intimations: Light and Shadow


This new shade structure by Foster and Partners, creates a new dynamic form in this historic precinct of Marseilles. The shade structure encourages the use of this port-side location during all seasons whilst reflecting its environment.

Reflected Glory

Ombrière – the new Foster and Partner’s shelter.


This temporary shade structure using recycled materials creates an iconic and playful element embodying sustainable principles.

Recycled Shade Structure

Shade structure created by ASU architecture faculty member, Jason Griffiths.




The Guardian




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