3D Textile Weaving and Architecture

Oluwaseyi Sosanya is the founder of Sosafresh , a loom specially designed for weaving in three dimensions. His 3D weaver technology, and the structures it can create, include applications in medical, architecture, vehicle, aerospace, and sportswear industries. We caught up with Oluwaseyi ahead of this appearance at RE.WORK Future Cities Summit next month. What is the greatest opportunity in your industry to positively impact our future cities? Textiles have already changed the face of urban architecture. With the advancements in digital manufacturing I see textiles playing an even stronger role providing material that can be made on demand to spec with very little waste. Essentially rethinking how textile composites can be use as new building materials. What is the biggest obstacle to integrating emerging technology into urban infrastructure, cities and communities? The bi...

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