Nike and MIT project focuses on materials and the environment

October 23rd, 2015

Nike has teamed up with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Climate CoLab in a project to “bring innovation in materials to the forefront of the climate conversation,” and Nike has committed to reach 100 percent renewable energy in company-owned and operated facilities by 2025. “We know materials make up about 60 percent of the […]

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Sympatex presents sustainable alternatives portfolio at ISPO 2015

February 11th, 2015

Textile specialists Sympatex Technologies presented numerous combination possibilities from its product portfolio at the ISPO (International Sporting Goods Trade Show) early in February. The ecological alternative among functional textile specialists, the company headquarted in Unterföhring, Germany, offers a sustainable material mix, different treatment options and individualized backings and tapes. Its new Digital Sales Tool offers […]

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Weather or not—fabric measures up

December 1st, 2012

With a great selection of materials available, fabric structures adapt to different climates and project needs Trying to find the right solution for the right application in a particular climate is generally foremost in architectural work. The issues to be addressed in developing building envelopes or employing tension membranes are no different than using more […]

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