ATA podcast celebrates one year

October 1, 2022  |  Markets

Want to learn more about what’s happening in the textiles industry? Just tune in to Talking Textiles, a series of free podcasts available online on Apple, Google, Spotify and Libsyn and at The first show was posted online on September 8, 2021. New shows appear the third week…
Fabric-like PVC upholstery

October 1, 2022  |  Products

Enduratex has introduced ALPACA, a fabric-looking PVC upholstery collection with a subtle metallic thread. The textile has a 100 percent polyester knit backing, which provides excellent strength and ensures smooth fabrication, as well as a gentle hand. The collection, consisting of 15 SKUs, features…
Time, time again

October 1, 2022  |  Case Studies, Features

Shigeru Ban’s corporate campus in Biel/Bienne for the Swiss watch company Swatch Omega Group is a study in contrast. Expanding on a motif the international architect first developed for the Centre Pompidou-Metz, France, Ban created a massive load-bearing timber diagrid shell that encloses and form…
TRD partners with ARA

October 1, 2022  |  News

Dark clouds build ominously on the horizon as the workers finish a large tent installation. Strong winds and heavy rain are forecast. The local fire marshal arrives to issue the necessary permit and eyes the ballast skeptically. A storm is on the way—will the tent hold? 
Pavilion for Queen Victoria Gardens

October 1, 2022  |  Projects

Each year since 2014, the Naomi Milgrom Foundation of Australia has commissioned an architect to design a pavilion for the Queen Victoria Gardens, in the center of Melbourne’s Southbank Arts Precinct. The MPavilion then becomes the focus of a free program season of cultural events and intervention…