These Dynamic Canopies Provide Year-Round Shade at the Touch of a Button

ShadeFX’s patented ‘Single Track’ systems provide unrestrictive coverage for a wide range of architectural projects around the world.

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ShadeFX manufactures innovative and versatile retractable shade solutions. Fully customizable and at the heart of every project, the company’s patented ‘Single Track’ systems provide unrestrictive coverage for some of the world’s premier commercial, residential, institutional and municipal properties.

Working alongside owners, architects,​ and designers, ShadeFX develops custom solutions for diverse outdoor space requirements. Attention to detail and customer satisfaction has helped create ShadeFX’s global reputation as a leader in transforming outdoor areas into functional and engaging spaces. Below, the company outlines its flexible range of kinetic design solutions:

Outdoor Structures with Retractable Canopies and Roofs

Countless customization options and unique features deliver a robust sun and rain solution unmatched in today’s market. Pre-engineered and built to custom size, ShadeFX’s commercial grade aluminum structures with integrated retractable canopies and roofs can be paired with curtains, roll down screens and heaters to create three-season and four-season spaces in any residential or commercial setting. Canopy options can be seen here, with roof options here.

Retractable Canopies

With ShadeFX retractable canopies, there is a solution that addresses the needs of outdoor living spaces and the people that use them. No longer are you limited to small outdoor spaces attached to your home, umbrellas that offer little to no protection, or products that do nothing to enhance your outdoor living experience. Check out more examples of retractable canopies in context here.

Retractable Roofs

ShadeFX custom retractable roofs provide complete coverage on virtually any structure. Mounting above the rafters, our retractable roof clears lights, fans, heaters, misters and other accessories required to complete your outdoor space. See more examples of retractable roofs in projects here.

Freestanding Retractable Canopies

ShadeFX’s newest product collection is the perfect poolside shade solution for those who have nothing in place and don’t know where to begin. The two post shade system pairs ShadeFX’s retractable canopy with a commercial grade aluminum frame. With multiple mounting and tilting options, hundreds of fabrics colors,​ and patterns to choose from, adding a pop of color has never been easier. See more examples of the company’s freestanding retractable canopies here.

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© Architects 49 House Design Limited

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Mount Iron Barn // Condon Scott Architects

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