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The TensiNet Symposium 2023 "Membrane architecture: the seventh established building material. Designing reliable and sustainable structures for the urban environment" will be held at Nantes Université (France) 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
  • Tensioned membrane structures: the seventh building material
  • Structural membrane: an answer to issues of the 21st century


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – extended deadline 15th June

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 31st of May 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 theme "Others" is included.


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