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11 July 2016

How to Create the Perfect Al Fresco Seating Area

11 July 2016

How to Create the Perfect Al Fresco Seating Area

The external solar shading solution, Umbris by IQ, is an automated louvre roof system providing a contemporary patio roof to modern architectural design projects. The aluminium louvre roof provides a fully automated and water tight roof, perfect for year round use of external spaces. The contemporary canopy is the perfect addition to an outside living space creating an Al Fresco seating area.

The Umbris Zone is now open!

The first of its kind in the UK, the Umbris Zone is a dedicated showroom space for this specialist patio roof that helps home owners and designers create the perfect al fresco seating area to use their outdoor space throughout the year.

Whether the contemporary canopy is designed as freestanding, cantilevered from a wall or supported by legs, the automated louvres within the aluminium canopy can rotate a full 120° degrees to allow controlled sunlight onto external living areas. Creating the perfect external solar shading solution.

UK Weather Warning! When the automated louvres are closed flat they create a fully watertight patio roof tested to a 144mm/minute rainfall intensity.

The Umbris Zone, based at Sky House Design Centre in Amersham, aims to show home owners and designers the best functions of the Umbris Patio Roof with integrated drainage, lighting, heating and a Bluetooth connected audio system.

The contemporary canopy creates the perfect al fresco seating area and entertaining spaces. Each installation is tailor made and bespoke with colours, material, size, shape and dimensions of the louvres and supporting structure tailored to the desired specification. By using the highest grade aluminium for the main structure Umbris patio roofs can be designed at substantial sizes with a vast 7m gap between supporting posts. These large format louvre roofs are perfect for covering large expanses of outdoor seating areas or impressive roof terraces.

Contact Umbris UK for more information or to make an appointment to visit the new Umbris Zone. 
01494 722 880
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