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TENSINANTES 2023 - The TensiNet Symposium 2023 will be held at Nantes Université.

The upcoming 7th International TensiNet Symposium "Membrane architecture: the seventh established building material. Designing reliable and sustainable structures for the urban environment" which will take place at Nantes Université (France) in face-to-face! from Wednesday 7th till Friday 9th June 2023.

This three-day event will allow prominent experts from the world of architecture and engineering to present inspiring projects, to demonstrate the multitude of possibilities offered by lightweight structures, as well as to show recent research results in the domain of fabrics and foils.The conference will be organised around the following three main themes:

Structural membrane: contemporary, innovative, adaptive daring and impactful solutions
Please, the presentation of your latest innovations in membrane architecture in the city of Jules Verne will be appreciated.
Tensioned membrane structures: the seventh building material
Please, come and present your latest works on membrane structures to increase knowledge and dissemination for making the membranes as well-known as the other construction materials.
Structural membrane: an answer to issues of the 21st century
Please, come and show us how to meet the challenges of the 21st century with membrane structures in terms of sustainable development, acoustic and energy performance, urban resilience and well-being.

Call for abstract: EXTENDED DEADLINE
We invite you to participate and submit a one-page abstract following the template available on the website of the conference https://tensinantes2023.sciencesconf.org/  before the 15th of July 2022. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. The Scientific Committee also welcomes abstracts and papers on built projects, especially when they illustrate advancements related to the 3 main themes. An extra topic "Others" is included.



Brussels - 2003: Designing Tensile Architecture

Milano - 2007: Ephemeral Architecture: Time and Textiles

Sofia - 2010: Tensile Architecture: Connecting Past and Future

Istanbul - 2013: [RE]THINKING Lightweight Structures

Newcastle - 2016: Novel structural skins - Improving sustainability and efficiency through new structural textile materials and designsE-book proceeding

Milan - 2019 :Softening the Habitats: Sustainable Innovations in Minimal Mass Structures and Lightweight Architectures E-book proceeding


You can order the proceedings of the previous symposia. 


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