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AdaCAD is an experimental workspace that applies parametric design to the domain of weave drafting. It supports algorithmic and playful approaches to developing woven structures and cloth, for shaft and jacquard looms.

Parametric Design For Woven Structures

Instead of filling a blank canvas with your drafts and bindings, in AdaCAD, you grow drafts from the ground up by combining different operations. This makes woven structure design algorithmic and playful.

Designed for Experimental Weaving

AdaCAD is developed in conversation with experimental weavers across fiber arts and engineering and, thus, offers specific support for complex structure development.

Open Source

AdaCAD is an open-source tool, meaning that anyone can add to the code base to add new operations and features.