Commercial and Aviation

Huge shade structures can be designed with life spans in excess of
40 years to meet clients' requirements, however demanding.

Commercial Shades: Fabric Barrelvaults, Cones, Cablenets, Gullwings

Fully Engineered Tensile Fabric Shade Structures for Commercial Applications Worldwide

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ArcCan’s commercial division has designed, built and installed tensile fabric security entrance shelters in Nepal & Ethiopia, fuel station canopies, courtyard canopies in Europe, and pedestrian waiting shelters in Armenia. Our portfolio includes domed canopies that cover amphitheatres, and cable-net canopies to cover aircraft. We have installed internal shades within large atriums and offer a Worldwide installation service throughout Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Asia and the Americas.

Our Middle East office has recently opened in Dubai and our design team has created a range of very large shade structures for the aviation industry, protecting aircraft from excessive heat-soak whilst parked using specialist fabrics that reduce radiated heat by more than 40%.

Whilst we are a small team we have an enviable group of strategic partners that enable us to compete with the best when winning contracts at home and abroad and our level of expertise in the design and engineering of super-large structures is second to none.

No project is too small or too large and we are ready to offer our skills to create tensile fabric structures for any usage anywhere in the World.


  • Worldwide installation service
  • Civil engineering partners
  • Flexible photovoltaic panels
  • Project managing services
  • Maintenance & cleaning service
  • Framed fabric hangars
  • Representatives in-country


  • Low energy LED lighting
  • Infra-red heating
  • Air-conditioning