Selected Publications about Computational Textiles and Digital Fabrication
Davis, Felecia. Softbuilt: Computational Textile Architectures, Actar D Press, forthcoming forthcoming 2020.
Davis, Felecia. "Touch: Communication of Emotion through Computational Textile Expression." in Emotion and Ambient Computing Session In the HCII 2018 Proceedings, Las Vegas, July 2018.
Davis, Felecia. "FELT: Emotion, Space and Communication."In Data, Architecture and the Experience of Place, Ed. Anastasia Karandinou, Routledge-Taylor&Francis Press, 2019.
Davis, Felecia and Dumitrescu Delia. "Knitted Heat Active Textiles: Pixelated Reveal and the Radiant Daisy", In Active Matter, Ed. Skylar Tibbits, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2017.
Davis, Felecia. "FELT: Communicating Emotion through a Shape Changing Textile Wall Panel", In Textiles for Advanced Applications, Ed. Bipin Kumar, InTech Publishers, Croatia, 2017.
Davis, Felecia, Duarte, Jose, Eds. Design + Computing: Stuckeman Center for Design Computing, Flash Symposium and Open House 2016. Stuckeman Center for Design Computing Publication, 2017.
Davis, Felecia. "FELT: Emotion, Space and Communication", Accepted paper for the conference Between Data and Senses: Architecture, Neuroscience and the Digital Worlds, March 2017, University of East London.
Davis, Felecia. Softbuilt: Computational Textiles and Augmenting Space with Emotion, Dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017.
Motalebi, Nasim. and Davis, Felecia. "Augmenting Communication, Clothes as Social Mediator", Accepted Paper Presented by N. Motalebi at Urban HCI: Readapting the City Together Conference, Brisbane Australia, Summer 2016.
Davis, Felecia. “What and When is the Textile? Extending the Reach of Computation Through Textile Expression.” Real Time - Proceedings of the 33rd eCAADe Conference Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Volume 2, September 2015, 417-426.
Davis, Felecia. “The Textility of Emotion: A Study Relating Computational Textile Textural Expression to Emotion.” Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition, Glasgow, June 2015, 23-32.
Davis, Felecia. “A Study Relating Computational Textile Textural Expression to Emotion.” Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM CHI EA Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Seoul, April 2015, 1977-1982.
Davis, Felecia, Roseway, Asta, Carroll, Erin, Czerwinski, Mary. "Actuating Mood: Design of the Textile Mirror.” Proceedings Seventh International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction Barcelona, February 2013, 99-106. Demonstration of the Textile Mirror and Paper Presentation. [Primary Author]
Davis, Felecia. “Sensing Touch Curtain: Soft Architecture and Augmented Communication.” International Journal of Architecture and Computation 10, no. 2, : 219-236.
Davis, Felecia and Dumitrescu, Delia. Patterning by Heat: Responsive Textile Structures. Cambridge, Massachusetts: M.I.T. SA+P Press, 2013.
Davis, Felecia. “Form Active Translations: Knitted Textiles to 3D Printed Textiles.” In [Formation], Proceedings of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics [SIGRADI] Fortaleza, November 2012 392-396.
Davis, Felecia. “3D Printed Textiles from Textile Code: Structural Form and Material Operations.” In [Formation], Proceedings of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics [SIGRADI] Fortaleza, November 2012, 327-331.
Davis, Felecia. “Sensing Touch Curtain: Soft Architecture.” Augmented Culture, Proceedings of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics [SIGRADI], Santa Fe Argentina, November 2011, 227-230.
Davis, Felecia. “Telephoning Textiles: Networked Soft Architectures.” Augmented Culture, Proceedings of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics [SIGRADI], Santa Fe Argentina, November 2011, 231-234.
Selected Publications about Davis' Work by Others
African American Design Nexus at the Frances Loeb Library, Harvard University, Profile, May 2019.
Odom, Alexander, GSAPP Conversations #52, Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, Interview, September 13th, 2018.
Tolley, John, "At this Penn State Studio Researchers are Literally Weaving Together Science and Art." January 2018.
Stanford, Cheraine, Producer, WPSU TV/PBS/NPR, SciTech Now, Women in Science Profiles, Episode 318, Broadcast 20 March,2017. http://wpsu.psu.edu/tv/programs/scitechnow/episode-318/
Stanford, Cheraine, Producer, WPSU Women in Science Profiles, Video Profile. SOFTLAB@PSU Jan. 2017. http://wpsu.psu.edu/digital/women-in-science-profiles/felecia-davis/
Stanford, Cheraine, Producer, WPSU Live Chats for Women in Science Profiles. 1 March 2017. https://wpsu.psu.edu/digital/women-in-science-profiles/felecia-davis/chat-with-felecia-davis/
Goddard, Cody and Cynthia White, Arts Research Revealed: Computational Textiles Felecia Davis for The Borland Project Space, College of Arts and Architecture, 2017.https://youtu.be/F7wSbWwVvVY
Ready, Frank. "At the Intersection of science and creativity with Felecia Davis" Centre Daily Times, 11 March 2016. http://www.centredaily.com/living/article138013813.html
Kettley, Sarah. “(xviii) Felecia Davis and Microsoft - Textile Mirror and the tangible visualization of big data” In Designing with Smart Textiles, edited by Sarah Kettley, London: Bloomsbury Press, 2016.
Wright, Bruce. “Heat Responsive Tension Structures.” In Fabric Architecture Magazine, Industrial Fabrics Association International [IFAI], 1 January 2013. http://fabricarchitecturemag.com/2013/01/01/heat-responsive-tension-structures/
Nordstrom, Galynn. “From Body to Building: Current Research Into Interactive and Technical Textiles.” In Specialty Fabrics Reveiw, Industrial Fabrics Association International [IFAI] 7 December, 2012.
Daniels, Judith, "M.I.T. School of Architecture and Planning Student Profile: Felecia Davis", 2010.
Selected Publications about Architecture, Race, Space and the City
Davis, Felecia "What if Spaces: practices for diversity, equity, place, identity and change" in Convergent Voices, PLATFORM, Eds. Nichole Wiedemann and Charlton N. Lewis, University of Texas Austin School of Architecture, 2017.
Davis, Felecia, Daniels, Yolande, and Wilson, Mabel. “Inside and Out: Three Black Women's Perspectives on Architectural Education in the Ivory Tower,” In Space Unveiled: Invisible Cultures in the Design Studio, edited by Carla Bell, 227- 230. New York: Routledge Press, 2015.
Davis, Felecia. “One Week, Eight Hours,” In The Green Braid: Ecology, Economy and Social Equity in Service of Sustainable Design, edited by Kim Tanzer and Rafael Longoria, 127-133. New York: Routledge Press, 2007.
Davis, Felecia. “One Week, Eight Hours,” In Row: Trajectories Through The Shotgun Rowhouse, edited by David P. Brown and William D. Williams, 90-102. Houston: Rice University School of Architecture Press, 2004.
Davis, Felecia. “Walking Tours: Urban Riff,” in harlemworld: Metropolis as Metaphor edited by Thelma Golden, 83-88. New York: Studio Museum in Harlem, 2004.
Davis, Felecia. “Places of Memory: Walking Tours of Manhattan,” In Sites of Memory: Perspectives on Architecture and Race, edited by Craig E. Barton, 27-36. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2001.
Davis, Felecia. “(Un) Covering/ (re)Covering,” In White Papers, Black Marks, edited by Lesley Naa Norel Lokko, 348-355. London: Athlone Press, 2000.
Davis, Felecia. “One Week, Eight Hours.” ACSA Proceedings Architecture and Communication: Challenge & Opportunity in Building the Information, ACSA New Orleans Conference, Spring 2002.
Davis, Felecia. “Places of Memory: Walking Tours of Manhattan.” ACSA Proceedings La Citta Nuova Rome, Summer 1999. Webpage and paper presented.
Davis, Felecia. “Places of Memory: Walking Tours of Manhattan.” ACSA Proceedings Memory and Architecture, Washington University, St. Louis, Fall 1998. Paper presented.
Davis, Felecia. “Goree Island Competition: Monument to Slavery and Ship Navigation.” ACSA Proceedings Memory and Architecture, Washington University, St. Louis, Fall 1998. Project presented.
Davis, Felecia. “Memorial and Museum for the African Burial Ground: Uncovering and Recovering.” ACSA Proceedings. Conference Title: Defining the Urban Condition: Accelerating the Change in the Geography of Power. Summer 1995.
Mood Actuated Device # 9046884, June 2015
Mood Actuated Device # 9104231, August 2015
With Microsoft Research, Redmond WA