A new concept spearheaded by Noel Bernier, Owner of FB Hospitality Group, which creates patio space onto existing city sidewalks within dense urban areas was the aim of this project.  Pedestrian traffic was to be directed onto the street overtop a robust walkway separated from oncoming traffic.  Tractus Projects, together with ADI Group, completed the construction drawings that enabled the fabrication and installation of modular walkway panels.  The modular panels are easily assembled / dissembled with simple hand tools.  The project was a success and Corrientes Argentine Pizzeria is proud to offer its’ patrons outdoor dining in Winnipeg’s Exchange District.

Challenge

Constructing a walkway that can easily be broken down into small pieces for storage

Solution

Selecting the lightest steel members available usually means a sacrifice in strength.  Careful detailing was utilized to analyze areas of reinforcing and ensure a stable and robust product.