In September 2006, Eide Industries completed the fabrication and installation supervision of three unique hyperbolic tension structures for the Minx Restaurant & Lounge (which is now the Osaka Seafood Buffet) in Glendale, California. Eide Industries was originally approached by Envirotecture architect Kamran Aryai to create a simple cable perimeter fabric awning that attached to the restaurant. Due to the citys fire restrictions, an attached standard awning would not be allowed. Fortunately, with the collaboration of Huntington Design engineer Craig Huntington and Kamran, they were able to come up with three individual kite-shaped patio canopies that took control of the entire image of the restaurant.
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