Students are encouraged to research references that are related to both the topic of the competition and precedent projects that demonstrate innovative uses of fabric in architecture, such as those listed below. An intention of all ACSA competitions is to make students aware that research is a fundamental elementary of any design solution. 

  • Fabric Structures Association, Featured Projects <> 
  • Fabric Architecture, the official publication of the Fabric Structures Association and the Professional Awning Manufacturers Association of the Industrial Fabrics Association International. Fabric Architecture provides timely and accurate industry intelligence about the fabric architecture industry. <>

UCF CITF Pool Complex. Orlando, FL. James Moore, Schenkel Shultz.
Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre. Murwillumbah Northern NSW Australia. David Hood. 
Bistro de la Gare. Drummondville, Quebec, Canada. Sollertia.

Fabric in Architecture Competition Full Program (PDF)