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This was the first project in the Masdar Initiative’s six million square meter sustainable development that uses the traditional planning principals of a walled city, together with exciting new technologies, to achieve a zero carbon and zero waste community. Master planned by Foster + Partners, the initiative has been driven by the Abu Dhabi Future […]

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The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) is an iconic gateway to a new era of transport options. ARTIC, the striking, arched transport hub that fulfils Orange County and the City of Anaheim’s vision to encourage the use of public transportation, simultaneously alleviating highway congestion. ARTIC sits in a pedestrian zone in central Anaheim and […]

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The use of Vector Foiltec’s Texlon® ETFE technology has been instrumental in the success of the renovation of the Siam Discovery Mall. Along with a brand new ice rink, Madame Tussaud’s exhibition and a premium multi-purpose function hall, the mall now boasts a stunning entrance. Vector Foiltec used Texlon® ETFE to create an abstract façade […]

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Eden Park Stadium underwent a major redevelopment for the 2011 Rugby World Cup. It was selected to host the inaugural game of the tournament as well as two quarter finals, two semi-finals, the Bronze final and the Grand Final. This was the biggest sporting event in the country’s history and was watched by millions around […]

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The new Panda House was built on the location of the old Seac Pai Van Park Zoo on the island of Coloane. The architecture of the enclosure was designed to mimic the natural roll of the terrain. It is clad with the highly transparent Texlon® ETFE foils to create an enclosed controllable environment for the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The new, state-of-the-art Unilever Headquarters for Germany, Austria and Switzerland situated directly on the River Elbe, in the harbor district of “Hafen City” in the Hanseatic City of Hamburg is an example of great architecture. It was awarded the “Best Office Building in the World” at the World Architecture Festival 2009. It is also one […]

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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 […]