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273_161_CN-Dalian-StadiumL56_019545-© Zhou Ruogu Architecture Photography


Architectural Design & Research of HIT and Nadel & Hwa Associates selected Texlon® ETFE as the cladding for this complex elliptic form of this stadium. Texlon® ETFE has an exceptionally long life span and is low maintenance as it self-cleanses under the action of rain, making it an ideal option for large projects such as […]

273_161_CN-Peking-Green Plaza02-© Zhou Ruogu


This unique development in Beijing simulates a city-within-a-city. The project consists of four buildings; including living accommodation, a shopping centre, an office complex and a boutique hotel. All four buildings are enclosed by an external roofing envelope comprising of Texlon® ETFE, glass and steel structure façades. The envelope acts as a passive modulator for creating […]

Nationales Schwimmzentrum (Water Cube), Peking


The National Aquatics Centre designed by CSCEC International Design and Australian Architects, Peddle Thorp Walker, in conjunction with Arup Engineers is located in the heart of Beijing. The diving, swimming and synchronized swimming events for the 2008 Olympic GamesTM were held here.   The 4,000 Texlon® ETFE “bubbles” façade is known locally as the Water […]