TEXTILE LOGIC FOR A SOFT SPACE
architect Mette Ramsgard Thomsen, Centre for IT and Architecture, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, School of Architecture. The central collaboration defining the key research questions is developed in collaboration with textiles designer Toni Hicks, Constructed Textiles, School of Architecture and Design, University of Brighton and technical textiles engineer Tilak Dias, School of Materials, The University of Manchester. This collaboration has been expanded through a set of further collaborations with Ayelet Karmon, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Behnam Pourdeyhimi, North Carolina State University, College of Textiles as well as workshops with Loop.ph and Marcos&Marjan, The Bartlett School of Architecture. The research project has furthermore included a series of research based workshop allowing for quick prototyping and material testing. The workshops were led by the key research team and invited guest researchers to work with students on key themes included into the project. Invited guest researchers include: Rachel Wingfield and Matthias Gmalch, Loop.ph, and Design and Marcos Cruz and Marjan Colletti, Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. The project is supported by Ă…se og Ejnar Danielsens Fond as well as further funding through Realdania, the Nordic Culture Fund, Dreyer Fonden, Statens Kunstfond, University of Brighton, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design and The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture.
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The book "Textile Logic for a soft space", by Mette Ramsgaard Thomse (CITA) and Karin Bech (CITA).