Dube Canopy forms the public centerpiece of the Dube Tradeport Urban Development near King Shaka international airport in Durban, providing shade to the square below.

The undulating gridshell’s form takes its cues from the forces acting on it, and the support geometry.

This canopy is believed to be the first fully free-form steel and glass gridshell in Africa

[Completed 2012]


2012 South African Steel Construction Tubular Category Award 2012

Project Information

Concept designer: Henry Fagan (gridshell form)