The client requested retractable weather protection for an open-air, five-story high courtyard space that needed to be more fully utilized. Inclement weather prevents full use of the space on a regular basis. Cartagena was founded in the 1500s by the Spanish. The site of the project lies within historic walls of designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This retractable canopy, using SEFAR® Architecture TENARA® Fabric 4T40HF, covers a courtyard and dining area of a historic hotel in the heart of Cartagena, Columbia. The EN-Fold retractable canopy for Hospitality Courtyard Area used for wedding and other large events extents 14 m (46’) and is 22 m (73’) wide.
The canopy with TENARA® Fabric 4T40HF provides guaranteed protection from inclimate weather. This fabric is ideal for largescale, retractable or nonretractable permanent structures, roofings, membrane structures, etc. It is permanently UVresistant and colourfast, foldable, dirt- and waterrepellent, free of any plasticizers, no absorption of moisture, has high functional and aesthetic qualities thanks to optimized technical specifications for fabric manufacture and 38 % light transmission.