2nd Cooperation forum

Textiles in construction and architecture

16 October 2012, W├╝rzburg

Source: Hightex GmbH, Bernau am Ciemsee, LIBA Maschinenfabrik GmbH

More than 170 participants from 6 countries registered, amongst others: BASF, Brückner, Dr. Günther Kast, Dyneon, Ettlin, Freudenberg, Fritz Moll, Fugafil, Gottlieb Binder, Gromtmij, IGF Zimmermann Ingenieursgesellschaft, J. H. Ziegler, Kapp-Chemie, Knauf Gips, Koester, LIBA, Lindauer Dornier, Monier Braas, Outlast, P-D Interglas Technologies, PSI, Rex Industries, Schüco, Stäubli, TU Dresden, TU München, TU Wien, TWD, Verseidag, Vitrulan, Wirth Fulda, Zingerlmetal.

Textiles are classified as the fifth construction material – besides steel, glass, concrete and wood.

The congress will address the following topics amongst others:

  • Textile solutions for future city trends
  • Functional membranes for adaptive construction
  • Development of textile reinforcement structures
  • Innovations for energy efficiency and sustainability

Experts from Zaha Hadid, Hightex, Fraunhofer, Sefar, LIBA, SGL, RWTH Aachen, the University of Stuttgart or GEOscope amongst others present latest developments, trends and future innovation capabilities.

The accompanying exhibition offers a perfect possibility to establish new contacts for future cooperation projects.