Suzhou sky canopy features multimedia projection surfaces

January 1st, 2010

In Suzhou, China, Harmony Times Square, next to Suzhou Industrial Park Jinji Lake, is a new landmark for the city, including office buildings, retail streets, riverfront cafes and a state-of-the-art shopping mall. Its urban design and open canal-side streetscape create a cultural center for the city, and also serve broader needs by integrating expansion and […]

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U2 fabric stage makes world tour

January 1st, 2010

Dublin’s U2, recognized worldwide for its driving yet melodic musical vision, launched the band’s “360° World Tour” in June 2009 on a fabric-clad stage that rocks around the clock. The stage system resembles a giant steel-trussed spider clad with PVC-coated polyester blackout fabric. No matter where concert goers sit, even if the venue is a […]

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Eye-catching entrance shade canopy acts as sales tool

January 1st, 2010

A south Florida awning company takes its own advice and installs a new entrance shade canopy; customers take notice The main purpose of the tensioned-fabric canopy above the entrance to Hoover Canvas Products Co., of West Palm Beach, Fla., is to catch the eye of passing motorists. It works; people began taking notice soon after […]

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Anish Kapoor sculpture blends fabric and steel in New Zealand

January 1st, 2010

International sculptor Anish Kapoor stretches fabric and steel to manipulate views of the New Zealand seascape “I am interested in sculpture that manipulates the viewer into a specific relationship with both space and time.” –Anish Kapoor, Tate Magazine, July 2007 The Indian-born artist Anish Kapoor is probably best known in the United States for his […]

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