The Eighteenth International Workshop on the Design and
Practical Realisation of Architectural Membrane Structures
Textile Roofs 2013
June 17th - 19th 2013
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Lothar Gründig
Berlin Institute of Technology
We would like to invite you to Textile Roofs 2013 Workshop in Berlin. Textile Roofs aims at bringing together international expert knowledge and facilitating the dialogue on emerging topics in the field of Architectural Membrane Structures.
The main objectives of this workshop are to provide fundamental information, as well as presenting the state-of-the-art in textile roof engineering. Above all, the workshop aims to provide practical answers to real-world questions.
Among others the following subjects will be addressed
- Introducing Lightweight Structures
- Computational and Physical Modelling
- The Textile Roofs Market
- Detailing, Connection Design and Fabrication
- Economic Factors
- Materials for Textile Structures
- Environmental Aspects
- Project Case Studies
2nd International Conference on Structures and Architecture (ICSA 2013)
The conference covers all major aspects of structures and architecture. They include the following topics: Building envelopes; Comprehension of complex forms; Computer and experimental methods; Concrete and masonry structures; Emerging technologies; Glass structures; Innovative architectural and structural design; Lightweight and membrane structures; Special structures; Steel and composite structures; The borderline between architecture and structural engineering; The history of the relationship between architects and structural engineers; The tectonic of architectural solutions; The use of new materials; Timber structures.
The Conference is located in Portugal from 24-26 July 2013
For further details see: http://www.icsa2013.com
The Structural College Conference is being held in Auckland between July 9 and 11, 2014
Details should become available on their website in due course - see http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/structural-college
The Specialized Textiles Association in conjunction with the Blind Manufacturers Assoc. is planning a large Expo on the Gold Coast from June 5-7 2013.