Pushing the Architectural Envelope by Integrating Fabric Into Designs

June 17, 2016 2:30 pm

The greatest minds in architecture can transform a project into something special by embracing its limitations and using them to pursue unconventional aesthetic solutions. Experimenting with fabric is an increasingly popular way of blending a building’s exterior with its environment. Whether its a facade, pavilion, or some sort of temporary structure, the tensile material is a way for architects to have fun with their creations. Below are a few examples of this.


Pavilion and Workshops for Nature Concert Hall in Sigulda, Latvia


The Orangery in Holte, Denmark

(Lenschow & Pihlmann and Mikael Stenström) (Lenschow & Pihlmann and Mikael Stenström)


Marc Jacobs Aoyama Flagship Building in Tokyo, Japan

(Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects) (Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects)


F40 Office in Berlin, Germany

(Petersen Architekten) (Petersen Architekten)

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