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The University of Reading, based in the UK, has its first overseas campus in Malaysia. The new building is integrated in the Malaysian Government’s EduCity development in Bandar Nusajaya. Light flooded atrium with ETFE roof The architects, Scott Brownrigg and Veritas Architects, wanted to provide a naturally ventilated space, while protecting the atrium area from […]

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The Education University of Hong Kong is a publicly funded tertiary institution. The new structural steel canopy roof with Texlon® Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) has been erected above the Central Plaza in front of the Central Facilities Building. It provides more covered space and better shelter for sunshine, rain and wind in the campus. The canopy […]

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Dedicated Early Years Facility with Texlon® ETFE canopies by Vector Foiltec The Early Learning Village is the brainchild of Stamford American International School and Australian International School, which opened in July 2017. The Texlon® ETFE canopies were introduced early in the design stages to cover the outdoor play and learning areas, as well as the […]



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 modern Center for Life and Food Sciences campus of the Technische Universität München (TUM) is home to almost 3,500 students who are studying biology, chemistry, engineering and physics. The structure consists of two single components that are joined by a stunning Texlon® ETFE roof cladding to create a courtyard below. The lightweight barrel vaulted […]



The refurbishment of the listed Herder Verlag building shows the University of Freiburg’s commitment to sustainable design. The design team incorporated a translucent Texlon® ETFE atrium supported by four tree like steel columns that support and transfer the loads. This courtyard has been transformed into a foyer and vibrant social space that can be used […]

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Neues Gymnasium Bochum, Germany, is a school that has all of the components to achieve the Green Building certification, demonstrating the sustainability of this project. Designed by Hascher Jehle Architektur the school is built in the shape of a figure eight. One of the two atria is covered with a 1,010 m2 Texlon® ETFE roof.  The use of […]