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The entrance to the Floriade Exhibition in Venlo is covered by a series of Texlon® ETFE canopies. Vector Foiltec worked closely with architects to create an undulating roof with a feeling of being neither inside nor outside, much like a greenhouse.   The lightweight and airy nature of Texlon® ETFE was inspired by and used […]



The Rotterdam Expertise and Exhibition Centre is part of a new initiative to study the construction of ‘floating communities’. Along with the Rotterdam Climate Initiative, the pavilion is the first of its kind built to showcase sustainable construction and responds to the collective objectives of Rotterdam to ensure the city remains climate change resilient in […]

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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 […]

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During the World Exposition 2000 in Hannover, Germany, the ‘Duales System’, a German recycling project, had a pavilion that utilized Texlon® ETFE cladding façade and roof. The wall consisted of a three layer system – the two outer layers were printed with a positive and negative leaf pattern. These inflated panels were pneumatically operated to […]