Title page for ETD etd-05252008-085851

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Baldino, Jenna Michelle
URN etd-05252008-085851
Title Alexandria Textile Factory
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Piedmont-Palladino, Susan C. Committee Chair
Emmons, Paul F. Committee Member
Feuerstein, Marcia F. Committee Member
  • texture
  • weave
  • fabric
  • textile
  • fiber
Date of Defense 2008-05-08
Availability unrestricted
The fabric of the city.

A folded roof plane.

Textile brick.

The density of a weave.

A fabric's structure.

A hem's meter.

The selvage.

The fringe.


The connections drawn between textiles and architecture are limitless.

Can a building and the processes that occur within it stitch together the holes in a city?

The project explores the relationship between weaving and architecture. Can all aspects of the building - from spatial sequences and circulation to structure and skin - be woven?

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