publication . Conference object . 2007

TEXTILE TECHNOLOGIES IN CONCRETE ENVIRONMENTS."

Morrow, Ruth; Belford, Patricia;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Country: Bangladesh
Abstract
Girli Concrete is a cross disciplinary funded research project based in the University of Ulster involving a textile designer/ researcher, an architect/ academic and a concrete manufacturing firm.<br/>Girli Concrete brings together concrete and textile technologies, testing ideas of<br/>concrete as textile and textile as structure. It challenges the perception of textiles as only the ‘dressing’ to structure and instead integrates textile technologies into the products of building products. Girli Concrete uses ‘low tech’ methods of wet and dry concrete casting in combination with ‘high tech’ textile methods using laser cutting, etching, flocking and digital print...
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