TRD-developed ballasting tool provides an accurate way to calculate ballast weights.
WSD2013 challenged the ingenuity and sustainability credentials of participants.
Spaces to “develop creativity, emotional intelligence, psychomotor activity and cohabitation”.
An oversized snow globe showcases—and protects—a Piccadilly Circus icon.
Art installations create an almost mystical connection between earth, light and air.
A Thailand company transforms a fishbowl into an oasis.
The DFS shopping center in Hawaii cloaked its new identity with a temporary building façade.
ETFE is the solution for a lively French resort.
A group of furniture pieces is the end result of research about nomadism within a restricted environment.
Rent What? Inc. adds an awe-inspiring moment to theatrical and musical events.
Volvo displays car with flexible mesh.
Project aims to speed development of plastic solar cells.
A polar bear "walked" through London for Greenpeace's Save the Arctic campaign.
Saves money and reduces greenhouse gases.
Start-up company produces llama fiber yarn.
Achieving sustainability is not a one-time event, but a continuing process. Developing and committing to sustainable practices through designing sustainable buildings, shade products, smart textiles, and manufacturing systems continues to be at the forefront of the worldwide consumer marketplace.
Our impact on the environment has become a major consideration and is driving efforts in the construction industry to be eco-responsible in mineral extraction, materials and component manufacturing, and building infrastructure development. These developments are creating market opportunities for designers and builders of environments.
Corporate leaders are instigating key sustainability initiatives through their own organizations and their markets. Company executives are reporting big rewards for their efforts from their employees, communities, business partners and shareholders.
IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo continues its leadership in this area with custom-designed educational programs that provide business leaders a platform for addressing sustainable trends, materials, technologies and practices that support business growth. Join the specialty fabrics industry as it convenes at this year’s Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textiles Expo, Oct. 14-16 in Minneapolis, Minn.