We invite you all to come to Nantes Université and participate in the symposium Membrane architecture: the seventh established building material. Designing reliable and sustainable structures for the urban environment! All keynote lectures are confirmed. The lectures will be listed in detail soon (title of paper and author(s)).


08.30-09.15 Registration

09.15-09.30 Welcome & Introduction

  08.30-10.00 General Assembly TensiNet association
09.30-10.30  Keynote lecture Bouncing Bridge: ephemeral, autonomous and self-supporting pneumatic temporary structure     Grégoire Zündel and Ramon Sastre 09.00-10.00 Keynote lecture The Pathways to Zero Carbon for Tensioned Membrane Architecture: ongoing actions and next steps Bruce Danziger and Carol Monticelli 10.00-11.00 Keynote lecture Milestones of ETFE construction methods and starting points for further developments Karsten Moritz and Jean-Christophe Thomas
10.30-10.50     Coffee break 10.00-10.20   Coffee break 11.00-11.20    Coffee break
10.50-12.55 Lectures 10.20-12.25 Lectures 11.20-13.00 Lectures
13.00-14.00     Lunch break 12.30-13.30    Lunch break 13.00-14.00    Lunch break
14.00-16.05 Lectures 13.30-15.35 Lectures 14.00-15.40 Lectures
16.05-16.25     Coffee break 15.40-16.00   Coffee break 15.40-16.00 Outlooks & Thanks

16.25-17.05 Lectures

16.00-17.00 Keynote lecture Textile Architecture with or versus today challenges in built environment Rosemarie Wagner 16.00-17.30 Working Group Sustainability & Comfort Meeting with invited guest Bruce Danziger
17.05-18.05  Keynote lecture Architecture in motion               Louis Ratajczak

17.00-19.00     Walk the green line. Guided walkto the venue of the Gallerie des Machines

19.00-23.00 Conference dinner at Gallerie des Machines

18.05-20.00  Cocktail drink