Front Entrance Awning

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Design

  • Requirements
    • Cover the front entrance area
    • Provide shade and stop rain from coming through
    • provide drainage (avoid ice)
    • meet historic requirements
    • meet structural requirements
  • Design / Selection
    • Ideas
      • Reuse: any metal
    • Design
      • Size:
        • Length: 12' - 4" = center of column to center of column + 8" (4" on either side)
        • Width out from building: 4' - 6"
      • Material
        • 8" C channel --- legs pointing out
        • reuse pipe horizontal members -or- 4" C channels
        • Painted same color as windows - greenblack
        • 1/2" plywood roof inset on angle edging
        • Duro-last top
        • ceiling wood decking
        • 1" steel rods / anchors...painted greenblack
      • Drainage
        • drain to the south
        • use a Japanese rain chain (billie will make?)
  • Rationale
    • maximize
      • functionality
      • reuse
      • durability