The new Loyola
University Campus in Dos Hermanas, Seville, designed by architectural firm Luis
Vidal Arquitectos, is based on the notion of community, the need for
flexibility and a commitment to sustainability, with the goal of achieving the
LEED Gold environmental certification.
of Textile Architecture at IASO has been commissioned to provide the materials required
to cover the façade of the building. The textile covering is made of i-tensing
panels and tensioned membranes covering a surface area of 7500 m2
and 1145 m2 respectively.
The i-tensing panels
comprise an aluminium frame over which a membrane is tensioned, in this case,
Flexlight Perform 502 S2 in colour translucent white. The tensioned membranes
are produced as a single piece, and they are made of steel cables that tense
the slate-coloured Frontside View 381 textile membrane. The membranes are
positioned according to the façade, tilting to the east and west, and
perpendicular to the façade on the north side. There are no membranes on the
The campus has
already opened its doors to the 2019/2020 academic year, and all students have
the opportunity to take advantage of the new Sustainable Mobility Plan.