DEFINING A TEXTILE LOGIC
Because new and exotic materials and fabrics are being created almost every day, what can be done with them is not limited by choice but rather by the available design techniques.â€? Balmond 2006
Defining a Textile Logic This book presents a series of 9 projects and 5 workshops undertaken within this research framework. The projects vary in their scope as well as their technological and material investigation. Bringing together the speculative and the pragmatic, the design led and the technological, the projects examine how textile thinking can lead to new architectural concepts. The projects look at a range of different textile techniques and tools. Examining pattern cutting, knitting, lace making and weaving, the primary focus of the projects is to examine underlying principles of textile thinking and to develop own means of transferring these to an architectural context of design and fabrication. The projects are developed through the making of physical probes and prototypes. These material experiments span from the hand 19
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The book "Textile Logic for a soft space", by Mette Ramsgaard Thomse (CITA) and Karin Bech (CITA).