This page was printed from

Kinetic architecture

October 1st, 2014 / By: / Awnings & Shades, Markets

Retractable fabric systems are poised to transform outdoor spaces. So you thought retractable fabric structures were a late 20th century phenomenon sheltering sports stadia, outdoor shopping malls, and en plein air cafes? Think again. Forms of retractable fabric roof systems date to Roman times. The Coliseum’s vast seating area, the cavea, was covered with a […]


IFAI members may login to access this members only content. Non-Members please click join now to review our digital content member option.


Leave a Reply