Enter the 2016 International Achievement Awards

April 1st, 2016

The 69th Annual International Achievement Awards are open for entries. Industrial fabric companies from around the world are encouraged to compete in new categories that showcase innovation, technical skill and design excellence. The competition has changed a bit this year with a “Best in Category” award in each of the seven major. The major categories […]

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Walking atop the O2 Dome

March 1st, 2013

A walkway above a fabric structure offers an adventurous experience—and a spectacular view of London This is no walk in the park. The “Up at The O2” adventurer is 53 meters above the ground—safely tethered to the structure—but still, on a walkway only 3 meters wide and 350 meters long, suspended in the air over […]

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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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Driving the future of fabric structures

June 1st, 2011

Today’s advanced technologies will drive the future of fabric structures Fabric is one of the oldest materials humans have used for shelter; it remains an important material with diverse applications in design and construction today, and it will play an even more important role in the constructed environment in the future. Predictions of energy scarcity […]

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