MOVABLE UMBRELLA Typical Dimensions: 58 in. width x 30 in. height X 48 in. - 72 in. length
Typical Dimensions: 8.5 ft. tall with an 11 in. diameter (base).
Estimated Cost: Varies by material type. $200-$2,000 for high quality polycite table
Estimated Cost: Free if borrowed for demonstration projects; $300 for umbrella, $120 for base with wheels, $420 total.
Overview: Wood, Plastic or Polycite tables create a place to sit and eat.
Demo (1 day - 1 month)
F Pilot (1 month - 1 year) F Interim (1 - 5 years)
Recommended Applications and Installation ɖCurb ɖ Extensions / Plazas / Activated Alleys: Place where large format seating is desired and appropriate. Tips and Considerations »» ADA accessibility can be an issue of concern with picnic tables, purchase or build an ADA accessible table. »» Movable, but certain types may be heavy and challenging. »» May require a maintenance partner who is willing to be responsible for daily setup and storage. Potential Sources Outdoor furniture retailers, such as: »» www.landscapeforms.com »» www.globalindustrial.com
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Overview: Movable umbrella with base provides shade — a critical element in sunny public spaces.
F Demo (1 day - 1 month) F Pilot (1 month - 1 year) F Interim (1 - 5 years) Recommended Applications and Installation ɖPlazas ɖ / Curb Extensions: Place umbrellas in areas where seating is located, to provide shade. When choosing umbrella colors, consider surface treatment colors, as well as the color of nearby plants and buildings. Tips and Considerations »» Additional anchoring may be necessary in windy locations. »» Movable, but certain types may be heavy and challenging to move longer distances. »» Due to cost, find a more permanent home for umbrella if used for a demonstration project only. »» For very short-term anchoring, use a bucket filled with rocks or Quickcrete. Potential Sources »» May be able to borrow from a local business or property owner »» Outdoor furniture retailers, such as California Umbrella: http://www.californiaumbrella.com/
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