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Fabric Provides Beauty, Light Transmission and Protection from the Elements

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

DEPEW, NY…Located in the heart of Munich, Germany,HVB Forum was the home of banks and financial institutions for over a century before being transformed into a business event venue featuring a convertible open-air atrium with SEFAR® Architecture TENARA® Fabric.

Enclosed on all four sides with light entering only from the opening above, the atrium was the focal point of the renovation. The owner wanted to preserve the openness and light of the space while creating a convertible area that is open-air in good weather and enclosed in bad.

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250 Giant Operable Umbrellas Provide Pilgrims with Optimal Shade and Environment

Monday, November 21, 2011

DEPEW, NY…A total of 143,000 square meters of SEFAR® Architecture’s PTFE fabric ensure plenty of shade for pilgrims to the Medina Haram Piazza in Medina, Saudi Arabia.

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New Facility on the Prominent Spencer Dock Houses 2,000 Employees

Monday, October 31, 2011

DEPEW, NY… Sleek triangular panels of SEFAR® Architecture’s interior polyvinylidene (PVDF) fabric gracefully float above a large work area atrium at the new PricewaterhouseCoopers head office in Dublin, Ireland.

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David Chipperfield Architects’ Two Lines Installation a Highlight of the Event

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

DEPEW, NY… SEFAR® Architecture’s Vision fabric played the starring role in David Chipperfield Architects’ Two Lines installation at the London Design Festival, September 17-25th.  Two Lines served as this year’s Size+Matter exhibit – a cornerstone of the high-profile event. The installation will remain open through October 16th.

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First Commercial Application of Vision Fabric In Europe Provides Function and Style

Friday, September 30, 2011

DEPEW, NY…One of the world’s leading fashion brands welcomes employees and visitors in style with a building façade featuring SEFAR® Architecture Vision at its Madrid, Spain headquarters.

The stunning glass curtain wall designed by renowned Spanish architect Rafael de La-Hoz resembles a three-dimensional checkerboard with alternating panels of clear laminated glass and panels embedded with SEFAR Architecture Vision. Each panel is approximately 11.2-by-6.4 foot and consists of two layers of 8 mm low-iron tempered glass laminated with 1.52 mm DuPont SentryGlas®.

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Collaboration with David Chipperfield Architects and ARUP Creates Impressive Installation

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

DEPEW, NY…SEFAR® Architecture, a leading manufacturer of monofilament precision fabrics and fabric systems for interior and exterior architectural applications, has partnered with David Chipperfield Architects and ARUP to create a temporary installation showcasing SEFAR Architecture Vision at the London Design Festival in London, UK, September 17- October 16, 2011.

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Frankfurt, Germany Office Building Features Innovative, Adaptive Light Ceiling in Entry Areas

Thursday, August 04, 2011

DEPEW, NY…Located in Frankfurt, Germany’s banking district,Frankfurter Büro Center (FBC) office tower greets tenants and visitors underneath a SEFAR LIGHTFRAME® system featured in its forecourt and foyer.

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Fabric Continues to Look and Perform Flawlessly After Years of Consistent Use

Thursday, July 28, 2011

DEPEW, NY…Since 2006, SEFAR® Architecture’s TENARA® Fabric has been extended and retracted countless times in accordance with a wide range of open-air events and in response to weather conditions at the state-of-the-art Fortress Arena Kufstein in Kufstein, Austria. Despite its heavy use – regular folding and unfolding – the TENARA Fabric remains in pristine condition today.

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German Art Museum Features Elegant Lighted Modular Fabric Ceiling System

Thursday, June 23, 2011

DEPEW, NY…Founded in 1902,the Museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany is a pioneering art institution. It was the first museum of contemporary art in Europe, and acquired Germany’s first public collection of works by the forerunners of Modernism – Cézanne, Gauguin, van Gogh and Matisse. Today, the museum houses some of Germany’s most renowned and prominent art collections, many of which are displayed under a pioneering product in the architectural world – SEFAR® Architecture LightFrame.

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Fabric Provides Rain Protection and Light Transmission

Thursday, June 09, 2011

DEPEW, NY…When play begins at the prestigious Wimbledon Championships every June, the famed Centre Court is always protected by a retractable roof featuring SEFAR® Architecture’s TENARA® ePTFE fabric.

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Metal-Coated Fabrics Bring New Possibilities to Glass and Other Transparent Materials

Thursday, May 26, 2011

DEPEW, NY…SEFAR® Architecture announces Vision – a metal-coated precision fabric interlayer, typically laminated within glass or other transparent materials, to create unique aesthetic design possibilities in exterior glass facades, windows and interior and decorative glass partition wall systems.

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Concourse Terminal Glows With Modular Fabric Ceiling System

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

DEPEW, NY… SEFAR® Architecture’s LightFrame system warmly welcomes passengers and employees with large-scale overhead lighting inside the Zurich Airport in Zurich, Switzerland. The modular fabric ceiling covers 3,229 square feet of the redesigned shopping concourse between Terminal 1 and Car Park Elevator 1, improving lighting effects and spatial acoustics.

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