Posts tagged as 'textile architecture'

Tue 28.6.

Koch Membranen: A passionate problem solver

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.06.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Photo: (c) Casino Bregenz (by Marcel A. Mayer)

Photo: (c) Casino Bregenz (by Marcel A. Mayer)

Koch Membranen, a company based in Rimsting near Chiemsee, in large parts resembles a laboratory. Already in its third generation, this pioneer in textile architecture develops tailor-made solutions for indoors and outdoors in cooperation with architects and planners. (text by Detail)

 

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Thu 16.7.

Stretching the Limits: MDT-tex and textile architecture

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.07.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Shaping outdoor space globally: with over 20 years in business, MDT-tex has established itself, with its innovative products and enviable projects, as a leading player in textile architecture. Shown here, its 'Type E Tulip' umbrella, Youghal, Ireland

Shaping outdoor space globally: with over 20 years in business, MDT-tex has established itself, with its innovative products and enviable projects, as a leading player in textile architecture. Shown here, its ‘Type E Tulip’ umbrella, Youghal, Ireland

MDT-tex, the go-to textile-architecture manufacturer and consultancy, is invited time and time again to partner with some of the world’s leading architects. It’s no wonder given the company’s innovative outdoor structures and intelligent membranes. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Mon 18.5.

Architexture: textiles go constructional

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.05.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Constructed in just eight months, GMP Architekten and Nüssli International’s show-stopping 25,000-seater Baku Crystal Hall in Azerbaijan features an angular facade made of reflective PVC-PES mesh fabric and PVC-coated polyester

Constructed in just eight months, GMP Architekten and Nüssli International’s show-stopping 25,000-seater Baku Crystal Hall in Azerbaijan features an angular facade made of reflective PVC-PES mesh fabric and PVC-coated polyester

Its roots may lie in transient structures, but contemporary textile architecture, with all its creative, functional and ecological possibilities, is definitely here to stay. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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