Tuesday, January 11, 2011

rubber formwork for unusual concrete structures

surfing the web, i found some very interesting / entertaining links to rather artistic uses of concrete in combination with elastic formwork.
The works are surprisingly "unconcretish".

concrete chair by http://www.remyveenhuizen.nl/ 


The  Architectural Association Design Research Laboratory does extensive research on complex structures.
In their course "matter as computation" the following works were created:

Another very interesting material is "Concrete canvas" by a UK Company with the same name. The ydeveloped a Water and Fireproof concrete-impregnated fabric. Very useful for landscape structuring etc.
have a look here:

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