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Not an UFO – a real Texlon® ETFE Canopy The Cloud of Science, a 125 m2 Texlon® ETFE canopy, was the centrepiece of the tenth anniversary of Braunschweig’s title „City of science 2007”. The canopy was built as a meeting point in the city, and host to various events throughout the 10 days of science […]

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The historic neighborhood of East Baltimore in Maryland, USA, has experienced the ultimate revival, with a beautiful new park as the centerpiece. Vector Foiltec installed a single layer Texlon® ETFE application at Eager Park. The 200 m² Texlon® ETFE canopy added a covered outdoor usable space to the park. The T. Rowe Price pavilion is […]



The prestigious Art Center College of Design in Pasadena developed a new South Campus; with their first facility occupying the renovated Southern California Cooperative Wind Tunnel. The architectural firm, Daly Genik Architects, was selected to transform this complex into a new studio and gallery spaces for the school. Above the studio spaces, DGA designed three […]



Luxury Resorts commissioned the Office of Thierry Despont and Garcia Stromberg to develop concepts for the refurbishment of the Boca Raton Resort and Club. The Palm Court lobby was transformed from a conventional thoroughfare to a light filled, multi use space. The old roof was replaced by a transparent Texlon® ETFE canopy floating above a […]



The Waitomo Glowworm Caves attraction on the North Island of New Zealand, where visitors can take boat rides into the spectacular cave guided by the light from thousands of glow-worms – Arachnocampa luminosa. The Waitomo Caves were formed from limestone transported by water over thousands of years and have been a popular tourist destination for […]



Awarded the World Building of the Year 2011 at the prestigious World Architecture Festival, Vector Foiltec’s MediaTIC is a testament to the evolving nature of design, sustainability and technology. MediaTIC utilises Vector Foiltec’s Texlon® ETFE to facilitate eco-efficiency in cutting-edge design.   Designed by Cloud9, MediaTIC forms a cube of 44m x 44m x 37.82m […]



Excavations at the Luther House in Wittenberg – the birthplace of Protestantism – uncovered remnants of an annex containing Luther’s old study.   Instead of erecting a temporary roof over the ruins, a more permanent solution was sought. Texlon® ETFE cladding was selected for its durability, UV resistance and light transmission properties. Due to the […]



37 million tons of iron was produced at the Duisburg Meiderich Mill, before it closed in 1985. Now, the 500 acre industrial site has been transformed into one of Europe’s most exciting Parklands, with the industrial facilities adapted for modern recreation.   Old silos have become scuba diving centres, rock climbing walls have been created […]



Following the successful development, the Adelaide Entertainment Centre designed by Design Inc. Melbourne is now one of Adelaide’s best concert and theatre venues. The Orb – the large domed entry facilities – comprises two layers of Texlon® ETFE foils. The white and transparent ETFE foils can be illuminated by LED systems that are capable of […]