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Braced for success as new design wheeled in

Marks Barfield Architects' design for the Alumasc stand at Interbuild 2000 is a radical departure from the brashness which usually characterises exhibition stands. The 6m high,11m diameter, tensed-fabric tower is supported by a slender braced steel frame and lit by high and low-level external blue lights which gradually brighten and dim to create a 'breathing' or 'generator' effect. Externally, the tower is reflected in a raised floor of mirror-polished stainless steel. Off-the-shelf ...

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