Research database

BELTS in textile Architecture. Rosemarie Wagner Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) Institut für Entwerfen und Bautechnik, Germany TensiNews 22 (2012)
Bending-active membrane structure. Julian Lienhard Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design, University of Stuttgart, Germany TensiNews 22 (2012)
Environmental Impact of Membrane Materials and Structures. Jan Cremers

Hightex GmbH, Germany

Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart, Germany

TensiNews 23 (2012)
Research on hybrid form- and bending-active structure systems. Textile Hybrid M1 at La Tour de l’Architecte.

Sean Ahlquist

Julian Lienhard

Institute for Computational Design (ICD), Germany

Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE), Germany

TensiNews 24 (2013)
The Wind Response on Horn-shaped Membrane Roof and Proposal of Gust Effect Factor for Membrane Structures. Yuki Nagai Sasaki Structural Consultants TensiNews 24 (2013)
S(P)EEDKITS. Disaster shelter ‘clever roof’.

Jan Roekens, Marijke Mollaert

Vincent Virgo

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Red Cross, Luxemburg

TensiNews 26 (2014)
From membrane form to rigid shell. Henning Duerr

IMS e.V. (Institute for Membrane and Shell Technologies, Building and Real Estate), Germany

Institute at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

TensiNews 27 (2014)
MULTITEXCO. High performance smart multifunctional technical textiles for the construction sector.

Pieter Heyse, Guy Buyle

Paolo Beccarelli


Maco Technology srl

TensiNews 30 (2016)

Guy Buyle, Ine De Vilder, Pieter Heyse

Marijke Mollaert, Jan Roekens, Jimmy Colliers, Lars De Laet, Evi Corne

Alessandra Zanelli, Salvatore Viscuso, Marta Barozzi

Vincent Virgo

Bert Groenendaal


Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Red Cross, Luxemburg

Sioen, Belgium

TensiNews 30 (2016)
Conceptual smart textile and bending-active architectural module. The case of Paços dos Duques de Bragança Luani Costa, Raul Fangueiro, Luís F. Ramos Department of Civil Engineering, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal TensiNews 32 (2017)
Integrated sensors for the detection of ammonia and hydrogensulfide in biogas plants. Paolo Beccarelli Maco Technology srl TensiNews 32 (2017)
KINEMATIC FORM-ACTIVESTRUCTURES FOR ARCHITECTURALAPPLICATIONS. Design, Analysis andExperimental Verification Silke Puystiens Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium TensiNews 33 (2017)
SHELTAIR PAVILION at Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory in Berlin Gregory Quinn

Universität der Künste Berlin, Germany

TensiNews 34 (2018)
BACTERIAL CELLULOSE BIOFILMS. A possibility for architectural membrane applications? Bastien Damsin, Elise Vanden Elsacker, Marijke Mollaert Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium TensiNews 37 (2019)
grINdoor. A college on the roof. The light house for students and plants! Giulia Procaccini Politecnico di Milano TensiNews 39 (2020)
BeTA PAVILION. CNC Knitted Textile Performance for a Bending-Active Biotensegrity Assembly

Rui Liu, Diane Davis-Sikora

Linda Ohrn-McDaniel

Christian Carloni

College of Architecture and Environmental Design, Kent State University

School of Fashion, Kent State University

School of Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

TensiNews 40 (2021)
FIRE SAFETY PERFORMANCE OF MEMBRANE STRUCTURES. ETFE in particular Carl Maywald Vector Foiltec TensiNews 40 (2021)
Structural Behaviour of Bending Active Structures. THE IMPACT OF LOAD DISTRIBUTION, GEOMETRY, TEMPERATURE AND WIND LOADS ON THE STRUCTURAL PERFORMANCE Mohammadmahdi Barari Reshtehroudi Nottingham University TensiNews 41 (2021)
THE SUSTAINABILITY OF TENSILE SURFACE STRUCTURES Marijke Mollaert, Lars De Laet, Zehra Eryuruk Vrije Universiteit Brussel TensiNews 42 (2022)