Tag: Fabric Architecture

  • Awning Structure

    Year: 2010 Category: Leisure Place: Addis Abeba Status: In progress A sunshade structure and an eye-catcher for a coffee bar in Addis Abeba. The awning is made of a woven acrylic fabric supported by a curved steel structure and is planned to be mounted on the façade of a new building.

  • The Dandelion

    Year: 2010 Category: Exhibition Status: In progress The design concept stems from the desire to convey the notion of freiraum – the German word for open-space, which also suggests open-mindedness, imagination, ideas, creativity, etc. The image of the Dandelion came up early in the design process as a metaphorical expression of this concept. The Dandelion […]

  • Purple Strain

    Year: 2010 Category: Leisure Place: Neuburg an der Donau Status: Project The Project is a temporary canopy for the inner courtyard of the 16th century Neuburg Castle in the state of Bavaria (Germany), where numerous cultural events are being held every summer. The temporary roof would cover nearly half of the inner court and would […]

  • Prototype of an industrial shed

    Year: 2009 Category: Commercial Place: Anywhere Status: Project A design proposal of a modular grid shell structure prototype for industrial and agricultural uses. The solution consists of a flexible, low-cost and easy to assemble lightweight structure to accommodate most of the modern farming and manufacturing methods that require closed space, and that, in addition of […]

  • Laboratorium Blum

    Year: 2008 Category: Commercial Place: Stuttgart Status: Project Engineering: Eng. Iago González Quelle, QL Ingeniría A proposal for a new building for the Laboratorium Blum in Stuttgart, Germany – a technical institute specialized in performance testing and quality control of innovative fabric materials utilized in textile architecture. The pneumatic enclosure consists of double layered air […]

  • Wrapping the Künstlerhaus

    Year: 2008 Category: Leisure Place: Vienna Status: Project Covering solution for the scaffolding of the Künstlerhaus in Vienna, Austria. A set of vertical membrane “sails” wraps the entire building, hiding the scaffolding structure during the refurbishment of the museum’s façade. The temporary covering is applied directly to the existing scaffolding structure. The double curvature of […]

  • Shaded public space

    Year: 2008 Category: Public Place: Eilat Status: Project A 4800 m² tensile structure situated along the yachting marina of Eilat, a popular tourist resort located at the northern tip of the Red Sea, on the Gulf of Aqaba. The structure consists of an undulating highly reflective PTFE canopy, arranged on a metal frame, and is […]