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Textile is a very broad term that refers to any fabric or cloth, especially those that are woven. The word comes from the Latin word taxere meaning woven and today it is used in the broader sense for the textile industry, describing all activities relating to fabric production from curtains and drapes to clothing and tents.
It usually includes any suitable raw material that is made into a cloth or fabric for example fibres or yarns but it can also extend to innovative textiles that are made from metals such as steel or glass reinforced textiles as well as types of textile reinforcements used in concrete.
- Air-supported structure.
- Architectural fabrics.
- Buckminster Fuller.
- Carbon fibre.
- Drape / drapery.
- Fabric structures.
- Frei Otto.
- Millennium Dome.
- Types of blinds.
- Textile reinforced concrete (TRC).
- Textile reinforced mortars (TRM).
- The development of structural membranes.
- The structural behaviour of architectural fabric structures.
- The thermal behaviour of spaces enclosed by fabric membranes.
- Reinforced concrete.
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