Fabric Signature / Clam shell

clam shell.

From any angle, the Clam Shell is an eye-catching sculptural structure. Canopy patterning and steelwork is inspired by nature. The domed roof optimises performance space and acoustics.

Clam shell

Typical applications.

Performance area

Event pavilion

Theme park

Courtyard canopy

Shaded feature structure

Size options.

10.7m x 11m

Structure can be powder coated to suit your specific requirements. Custom sizing available at request.

Recommended material.

Sedo Gamma 12

More information about our materials are available on our education page.


2-4 days subject to size of the canopy, site location and site restrictions.

Requires clear access for plant equipment during installation


Drainage: Hoppers with internal drainage through leg column. Foundation drainage design available.

Wind rating: BS 6399 part 1, 2, 3 (50 year storm calculated by UK location)

Snow loading: BS 6399 part 1, 2, 3 (50 year storm calculated by UK location)

Fire rating: M2 / B1 / BS 7837, B-s2, d0 (class 0 / A2 fabric available on request)

Waterproof: Yes

Expected design life: 20+ years

Foundations: Simple structural reinforced concrete

Accessories available: Post protector, lighting, heat via third-party suppliers

Supporting steel and framework: Mild steel legs certified with CK and UKCA. Galvanised or/and powder coating to any RAL colour. Marine grade (316) stainless steel fittings.

Accreditations: Canopy complies with ISO 9001 standard

Note: All canopies installed by Fabric Architecture will receive a 10 year warranty.

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Virtually maintenance free. Simple clean and maintenance check every two years.

More information about our inspection and cleaning guidelines are available on our maintenance page.



10.7m x 11m


PVC Type 2