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Welcome to the the 15th 'Textile Structures for New Building' contest

In 2019, Techtextil – International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens is organizing the 15th 'Textile Structures for New Building' contest. As in the years before the international association TensiNet is supporting the contest as a sponsor with prize money amounting to € 8,000. Furthermore the contest will be medially accompanied and supported by our media partner Architonic.

This competition is designed to identify innovative thinking and innovative solutions to problems, featuring construction projects capable of concrete realisation which use textiles or textile reinforced materials. A further aim is to encourage students and new entrants to the professions. The competition is further intended to strengthen contacts between the younger generation, the universities, the technical-textiles industry and broad sections of the building industry.


We cordially invite all students and young professionals (born after 1 March 1990) of architecture and civil engineering, product design, or any other relevant subjects, to apply.

Please submit your applications exclusively online by 24 February 2019.

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