Raise high the (textile) roof beams

April 16, 2012

The 17th annual international workshop on architectural membrane structures will introduce new materials and techniques in Berlin Textile Roofs 2012 May 14–16 Berlin, Germany University of Technology Berlin Textile Roofs 2012 workshop provides fundamental information, state-of-the-art textile roof engineering and practical, hands-on sessions. Lectures—presented in English—are given by leaders in the membrane structure industry. During …

Kickoff to Euro 2012 football

April 12, 2012

This June, a fairy tale is set to unfold when the European football championships begin in Kiev, Ukraine, with a lovingly renovated stadium where the final games of the Euro 2012 will be played. Eighty-nine years ago, in the same city on the same grounds, the “Red Stadium” was built on the site of Alekseevsky …

IFAI seeks board candidates

April 11, 2012

The annual “Call for IFAI board candidates” from the Industrial Fabrics Association International was sent to the association’s voting membership on Monday, April 9. Applications are due May 28, 2012. In June, the IFAI board’s Leadership Development Committee meets to consider the qualifications of the candidates. In July, the association’s membership is notified of committee’s …