A canopy in architecture is a type of covering or shelter that is typically made of fabric or other flexible materials and is supported by a frame.
Canopies are often used to provide shade or protection from the elements, such as rain or sun, and can be found in a variety of settings, including residential, commercial, and outdoor spaces.
They can also be used as a decorative element in architectural design. Canopies are often used in entrance areas, over windows, or as an architectural feature.
The design and materials of canopy can vary widely and they can be free-standing, wall-mounted, or even suspended from the ceiling.
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Canopy’s detail drawing – 2
A canopy’s detail drawing is a technical drawing that shows the detailed design and construction information for a canopy. It typically includes information such as the size and shape of the canopy, the materials to be used, the type of support structure and connections, and any other relevant details such as drainage, lighting, and electrical connections.
The drawing will include information such as the materials that will be used for the frame, the type of fasteners, and how the canopy will be attached to the building. The canopy’s detail drawing would also show the different sections or elevations, the dimensions and other necessary information that the contractor needs to build the canopy.
The canopy’s detail drawing is an important part of the construction documentation process, as it provides the necessary information for the contractor to correctly install the canopy and ensure that it meets the design intent and any building codes or regulations that apply.
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