Open Access Opinion

Pneumatic Textile Actuators for Transformable Spaces in the City of the Future

Simon Burmeister*, Bastian Baesch, Christoph Riethmüller and Götz T Gresser

German Institute for Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF), Germany

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Received Date: July 01, 2021;  Published Date: July 19, 2021


Today more than ever, urbanization is a global trend. More and more people around the world are living in cities, making cities very important problem solvers of tomorrow’s world. This addresses ever new questions about connectivity and mobility, but also about urban planning itself. One focus is the future design of buildings. Pneumatic textile actuators can positively influence the need for active tensioning of textile facade elements for the construction of the future.

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