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SEFAR Architecture fabric&light

Modular construction and assembly concepts for textile surfaces having light and acoustic absorption properties.

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Luminous & acoustic ceilings and walls, ceiling awnings, lighting design, room dividers, acoustic awnings etc.


Permanently UV-resistant and colorfast fabrics, highly translucent, acoustically significant, VOC free and fire rated.  Low weight per square meter, high functional and aesthetic qualities thanks to optimized technical specifications for fabric manufacture and light transmission.


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    Sprengel Museum, Hannover, DE

    The museum’s galleries are supplied with daylighting through the Architecture fabric light ceiling.

    Reference: Sprengel Museum
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    Steinway Hall and Showroom, New York, US

    The space inside Steinway Hall is acoustically improved due to these light-technical fabrics benefits to also reduce reverberation time.

    Reference: Steinway Hall and Showroom
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    Canopy Bus Station, Rapperswil-Jona, CH

    The overhead roof which is made of laminated safety glass and the SEFAR Architecture fabric membrane, ensures protection from the elements and provides shade.

    Reference: Canopy Bus Station
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    LWL-Museum for Art & Culture, Münster, DE

    To display and maintain its permanent collections and special exhibitions in an appropriate and modern way, the Westphalian State Museum of Art and Cultural History now has a new building with SEFAR Architecture fabric lightceiling.

    Reference: Museum Münster
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    Städel Museum with walk-on roof, Frankfurt, DE

    What is particularly stunning about the 3000 m² extension is the soft, gentle light which falls onto the light floor of the exhibition hall through the 195 circular skylights.

    Reference: Städel Museum
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    Youth hostel dining room lighting, St. Gallen, CH

    New lighting for the dining and seminar room of the Youth Hostel, St. Gallen.

    Reference: Youth hostel lighting
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    House stairway lighting, Abtwil, CH

    A single lighting element running the three floors from cellar to roof in the stairwell of a renovated house gives a pleasant and continuous illumination for people using the stairway. The light-fitting also functions as a balustrade and banisters for the stairs.

    Reference: House stairway
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    Room divider – Designer illumination (delight)

    An exclusive lamp design made using fabric having high opacity. The technical light fabrics allow subtle light, shadow and color gradings.

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    Central hall illumination – Art in construction, Ziegelbrucke, CH

    A 3-part steel ellipsoidal construction covered with trans- lucent technical-lighting fabric printed with clouds - inside each part a large light-globe shines like the sun. A light-well giving a unique lighting effect.

    Reference: Bau 2009 - Central hall illumination
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    TV Studio ‘Standpunkt’, CH

    A plain and printed screen made using 16 technical-light fabric sheets provide the backdrop for the set of the TV show ’Standpunkte’. The pre-eminent quality of this fabric is its high light-transmission, which is scattered. Together with the special coating, this allows a perfect projected image to be cast upon it.

    Reference: TV Studio 'Standpunkt'
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    Room partitioning system, DE

    A possibility to vary the room dimensions.

    Reference: Room divider
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    Reflection and acoustic canopies for PWC Dublin, IR

    Sefar fabric provide a convincing solution in the office for 2000 employees because of its light reflection, noise absorption and the promotion of environmental well-being.

    Reference: PwC Dublin
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    Light-fitted-ceiling 'Igreja da Santíssima Trinidade', Fátima, PT

    'Igreja da Santíssima Trindade' is the fourth largest new church in the world. The light ceiling incorporates 9600 m2 of Sefar fabric. Whole rolls of fabric were lifted to a height of 15 m and under difficult conditions drawn into the fitted profile creating eighteen 500 m² fabric fields each assembled from 30 lengths of fabric.

    Reference: Fatima 'Igreja Santíssima'
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    Acoustic lights, Zürich, CH

    For the restaurant 'DER veg' at Sihlcity in Zurich, a lamp that functions not only as a light source, but also has acoustic properties that help to reduce the noise level has been developed and installed.

    Reference: FiveAG DerVeg


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    I/E-200-S luminescent

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    System specifications

Fabric sample request

In order to get the fabric samples you are interested in, please contact us.

Additional information

Fabrics with sound absorbing effects

Example of a construction in applications primarily needing technical light effectiveness
(e.g. light screens and walls). The light source can be on  either side of the wall or screen.

Light transmission

The combination of high-quality technical fabrics with a special coating technology allows a specified light transmission,
light diffusion and transparency. These are so-called light-technical fabrics.
The simulator shows the different lighting effects of different fabric types.

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SEFAR Architecture – Tender documents

For further tender documents, please contact: E-mail


Please call us for further information:

Phone CH: +41 71 898 5700

Phone US: +1 727 388 4919