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Techtextil 2017: Young ideas for textiles wanted

Techtextil 2017: Young ideas for textiles wanted

A part of many elements, from membrane roofs and smart façades to lightweight constructions, fibre-based materials are a component part of architecture and building. With its ‘Textile Structures for New Building’ competition for students, Techtextil, International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, aims once again to put the spotlight on young people and invites students of civil engineering, product design and related disciplines, as well as young professionals, to enter the competition with their ideas for building with textiles or textile-reinforced materials. The deadline for receipt of entries on the competition website at is 26 February 2017. The competition is sponsored by the international TensiNet network with prize money totalling 8,000.

Winners of the 2015 Techtextil competition for students