The colossal bronze pine cone from 1st or 2nd century by Publius Cincius Salvius (name on base) It served as a fountain, water gushing from holes in the scales of the cone. Possibly towards the end of the 8th century it was moved to the entrance hall of the medieval St. Peter's, in the center of the fountain covered by and ornate baldachin, identified in Renaissance drawings. In 1608, during the construction of the present basilica, the giant pine cone fountain was moved to this location.
Shade sails are designed to provide outdoor protection from the sun and use a flexible membrane, tensioned between three or more anchor points, similar in form to a ships sail, hence the name. Sun canopies and sun awnings are designed to provide the same protection but are just slightly different in concept. This article discusses all three.
Super cool! Description below: "Turn a patio into a pavilion with a freestanding German-made pergola you assemble yourself (retractable canopy included). Fully assembled, a square 9.5-foot Pergola Frame And Roof stands approximately 7 feet high and is €479 from Gingar."