Otaika Valley School

SolaGola® Canopy solutions to suit surrounding classrooms.
COMPLETED April 2021
LOCATION Whangarei
FABRIC AREA Total 171m2
FABRIC TYPE Alsynite Topglass GC Ultrasafe

Using their School Investment Package (SIP) Funding, Otaika Valley School were able to upgrade the outside of their classroom blocks. The need was to create a sheltered, all-weather space in front of the classrooms for student protection from the weather.

Having previously installed a large SolaGola® canopy at their school, Shade Systems were contracted to install similar style canopies again.

The largest SolaGola® canopy has an arched roof design to match the canopy adjacent to it. The other two SolaGola® canopies are a different design, what we call our ‘Modular’ Canopy; these are a basic, mono-pitched roof with sleek, robust hot-dipped galvanised framework.

All these structures have translucent fibreglass trafficable roofing – this is a MOE (Ministry Of Education) approved product for safety while still allowing plenty of light through.

The SolaGola® is a simple canopy that can be easily matched into surrounding architecture. 

Gallery of Project

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