Built Shade

Top Tips for Sun Safe Shade Design


We’ve compiled a handy list of what to keep in mind when designing sun protective shade and what to avoid. Using a combination of good shade characteristics while avoiding poor designs will result in a more sun-protective and enjoyable shaded area.

(Read the tips here).


Built Shade Case Studies


“Development of a model for calculating the solar  ultraviolet Protection Factor of small to medium sized built shade structures”  Our colleagues at University of Southern Queensland have measured the UV protection on common built shade structures in public spaces – you might be surprised at the results.

(Read the study here).