Ahlquist Pursues Advances in Digital Knitting

Some of today's most cutting-edge architectural research comes from an ancient practice: knitting.

At Taubman College, architects are using their own software to map intricate stitches, simulate the structural behavior of knitted textiles, and build full-scale prototypes of tensile structures using a single piece of material generated by state-of-the-art industrial machinery.

In other words, this isn't your grandmother's knitting circle.

Full article: http://taubmancollege.umich.edu/news/2019/01/29/ahlquist-pursues-advances-digital-knitting