Paper sigradi2011_158:
Telephoning Textiles: Networked Soft Architectures

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id sigradi2011_158
authors Davis, Felecia
year 2011
title Telephoning Textiles: Networked Soft Architectures
source SIGraDi 2011 [Proceedings of the 15th Iberoamerican Congress of Digital Graphics] Argentina - Santa Fe 16-18 November 2011, pp. 231-234
summary A textile receives a telephone call from a mobile telephone. This wearable textile is an innovative example of inter-layering and weaving together materials to make a composite soft material that can receive calls from mobile telephones. If a textile can be designed as a wearable shirt, as demonstrated in this paper, then many of these same fabrication techniques can be integrated into soft architecture at a scale large enough to shelter people. This project demonstrates networked soft materials; the project develops the concept of soft architecture and presents a new framework for building integrated architectural systems.
keywords Computational Textile; Soft Architecture; E-Textiles; Mobile Communications; Networked Wearables
series sigradi
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