Hypar or Anticlastic Tensile Structure Type
The Hypar (hyperbolic paraboloid) is a popular and useful structure that is not only aesthetically pleasing but it provides great shade for sitting and standing areas. This is a shape relies on the two opposing curvatures to provide stability and gives it its unique shape.
Parallel Arch or Barrel Vault Tensile Structure Type
The Barrel Vault design is a linear canopy structure that features symmetrical curved parallel canvases tensioned over arches and is customizable to any size or project. This is a great cost-effective design due to the repetitive arches it incorporates into the structure.