Meditation Hut modern-garage-and-shed
 

Meditation Hut

Joseph Greif Architects
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November 25, 2013
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gladymar
I live in Miami and want to install a clear polycarbonate roof over my pergola. Are you by chance located in Miami, FL? If not, can you offer any suggestions on how to find architects or contractors who know how to work with this material. I've been trying to find someone for some time now. Thank you in advance for ANY help you can offer.
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Iam from Seattle, This material came from a company called Crystalite, if you called them they maybe able to connect you to a dealer and an installer.. http://crystaliteinc.com/products/backyard-coverings/skin-system/
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July 18, 2012
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We clean it in the spring for the summer and in the fall after the leaves have fallen. We bought a window squeegee with an extra long handle that we use to push the leaves off with and then clean the panels.
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How is this roof material attached to the wood?
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March 28, 2012
jis04mp wrote:
What is the material used for the roof.
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Hi Westmerch, This roof faces north so it is never in the sun. It was designed to let as much light as possible into this back yard area. If it had faced into the sun we would have probably used a more tinted panel. Being as open as it is, it would probably not get too hot, and would be a pleasant place to be under in Sunny weather.
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collab
How did you meet uplift requirements?
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They were acrilic panels, In Seattle the company 'Crystallite" makes and sells the panels and connectors needed to make it water proof.
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Did you need an ESR report to get approvals? If so, did Crystallite provide one? thanks
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May 21, 2014
ltist wrote:
will this support a snow load?
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May 19, 2014
ltist wrote:
how far apart are the long beams (there are 10 of them)
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