Latitude Festival Stage Canopy

We completed structural calculations on a stage canopy for use at Latitude Festival for our client Special Structures Ltd.

We modelled the canopy membrane of the 20m x 20m structure in NDN Membrane, a non-linear finite element analysis software, to establish the capabilities of the structure.

Our calculations measured the capacity of the structure under 5 different load cases including the self-weight of the structure which included cable beams, struts and the canopy membrane, as well as incorporating local wind loads imposed on the structure.

Our calculations ensured the structure passed all design checks and provided a safe and functional design for the stage canopy.