Hip Shade Structures Combine Style and Sun Protection

A hip shade structure, also known as a hip roof shade structure, is a type of architectural canopy or shelter designed to provide shade and protection from the sun’s rays. The term “hip” in hip shade structure refers to the hip roof design, where all sides of the roof slope downward from a central peak or ridge. This design provides effective shading and contributes to the structure’s stability and resistance to wind and weather conditions.

Hip shade structures can be found in various shapes and sizes to suit different applications and settings. They offer an economical way to shade a large area, and can be mounted on a surface or in the ground. Several structures can be used together, sharing common posts, to extend the shaded area.

Why Choose Hip Roof Shade

When it comes to providing shade solutions that are as stylish as they are functional, Hunter Knepshield has you covered. Our hip shade structures are designed to not only shield you from the sun’s harsh rays but also to enhance the aesthetics of your outdoor space, be it a park, a playground, a poolside, or any other outdoor area. With our hip shade structures, you can stay cool and comfortable while enjoying the great outdoors.

Key Features and Benefits:

  1. Sophisticated Design: Our hip shade structures are defined by their modern and elegant design. The sloping, four-sided hip roof not only provides ample shade but also adds a touch of sophistication to any environment.
  2. Variety of Shapes and Sizes: We offer a range of hip shade structure options, ensuring that you can find the perfect fit for your space. Whether you need a compact structure for a small seating area or a large canopy to cover a playground, we have you covered.
  3. High-Quality Materials: Our shade structures are built to last. They are constructed from durable materials designed to withstand the elements, ensuring they remain functional and attractive for years to come.
  4. UV Protection: Protect yourself, your guests, and your equipment from harmful UV rays. Our shade structures are designed to offer effective sun protection, creating a safe and comfortable environment.
  5. Customization: We understand that every project is unique. That’s why we offer customization options to match your specific requirements. From choosing the fabric color to selecting the frame finish, you have the freedom to create a shade structure that complements your space.


  1. Parks and Playgrounds: Hip shade structures are an excellent addition to parks and playgrounds, providing a shaded area for children and families to enjoy. They can cover picnic tables, seating areas, or sandboxes, making outdoor play and relaxation more enjoyable.
  2. Pool Areas: Keep pool-goers cool and protected with hip shade structures around pool areas. These structures provide a comfortable spot for parents to watch their kids swim or a shaded lounge area for sunbathers.
  3. Outdoor Dining: Restaurants, cafes, and food courts can greatly benefit from hip shade structures. They create a pleasant outdoor dining experience, allowing customers to enjoy their meals without worrying about the sun.
  4. Sporting Events: Sporting venues can install hip shade structures for spectators to shield them from the sun, ensuring a more enjoyable viewing experience.
  5. Community Gatherings: Hip shade structures can serve as focal points for community gatherings, providing shelter for events, performances, and other outdoor activities.

Contact Us Today!

Enhance your outdoor spaces with Hunter Knepshield’s hip shade structures. Create a cool, stylish, and sun-protected environment that encourages people to enjoy the outdoors without the worry of excessive sun exposure. Contact us today to explore our range and discuss how our hip shade structures can elevate your space.