Techtextil invites entries for structures with textiles
The trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens Techtextil, has invited entries for the 'Textile Structures for New Building' competition. The fair organiser has invited entries from students of civil engineering, product design and related disciplines, as well as young professionals for building with textiles or textile reinforced materials.
The aim of the competition is to encourage innovative and practical examples of building with textiles or textile-reinforced materials, and to promote the interests of students and young professionals.
Awards will be given in the categories of macro-architecture; micro-architecture; material innovations; environment and ecology, and composites and hybrid structures, while awards cash prizes totaling to €8,000 will be given away.
The award-winning works will be on show for international exhibitors and visitors during the official presentation ceremony and in a special exhibition at Techtextil 2017, which runs from May 9 to 12, 2017. (AR)
Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India