Commonly used for shade at Burning Man, parachutes offer both cover and airflow. This is 2003's Hammock Hangout by Paul de Jong. It featured 50 hammocks under 7,900 square feet of shade. The center pole kept the parachute from sagging.
December 10, 2011 4:00 AM PST
Photo by: Philippe Glade/The Ephemeral Architecture of Burning Man