2023 Specialty Fabrics Showcase, Part 2

May 1st, 2023

Awnings, tents, shade sails, marine upholstery, protective gear, furniture: Regardless of the end product, the fabric needs to perform in harsh conditions while looking good, keeping the planet green and fitting into a client’s budget. For our two-part annual showcase, we asked contributors to send us information about their latest high-performance textiles. We’ve organized the […]

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Animated ceiling moves into Mexican mall

December 1st, 2015

The El Toreo shopping center is Mexico City’s largest retail center, built on the site of a former bullfighting arena to revitalize an area overtaken by urban sprawl. The project architect Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos specified a modern, glass ceiling with a central dome almost 200 feet in diameter that moves to adapt to climate conditions. […]

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