The Pont Neuf Wrapped CHRISTO AND JEANNE-CLAUDE Wrapped Reichstag in Berlin.
Sydney Olympics Venue Fabric Structure PTFE-Glasfiberlaminate Olympic stadium Münich Amazon Court in Prague
CURRENT TRENDS IN SOCIETY Feeling good, looking good, being healthy. Personalization, mass customization. Service. Quality time. Sustainability. Safety.
A smart textile can monitor changes in its environment and can act upon these changes. Changes in the environment and the actions can be of mechanical, electrical, physical, chemical of biochemical. Nature. Textiles can be made smart by modification of the fibre surfaces RESPONSE OF THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY: SMART TEXTILES
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The triggers for swelling or shrinking are for example:
DRUGS DELIVERY FROM HYDROGELS
SLOW RELEASE SYSTEMS BASED ON CYCLODEXTRINE Dextrine Cyclodextrine
Slow release of molecules
APPLICATION OF INK JET TECHNOLOGY Local treatment of fibres Ink jet technology enables the treatment of single fibres. Single sided treated textiles are feasible e.g. single side antimicrobial, hydrophobic etc.
New York-based fashion designer who explores interactive fashion by adding newly developed technology in her designs.
YOUR CHALLENGE Integration of smart textiles in architectural design.