Fabric Formwork

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Chandler, A. and Pedreschi, Remo 2007. Fabric Formwork. London RIBA Publishing.
AuthorsChandler, A. and Pedreschi, Remo
Abstract

Fabric-cast concrete involves casting concrete in forms made with flexible formwork. This provides the potential to produce forms that are both structurally efficient and architecturally exciting in a relatively inexpensive and practical manner. By careful shaping of the fabric it is possible to produce complex shapes that would otherwise be difficult and expensive to produce using conventional formwork systems.
This book contains six essays that describe the collaboration between the Universities of Edinburgh and East London, together with the Centre for Architectural and Structural Technology (CAST) at the University of Manitoba, in their detailed and practical research into concrete casting and formwork. Richly illustrated with photographs and diagrams and containing new and innovative research this book offers the architect, engineer and student inspiration and technical guidance in this re-emerging material.

Keywordsconcrete casting; concrete formwork; Fabric-cast concrete; architecture; engineering; collaborative art projects
Year2007
PublisherRIBA Publishing
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Print2007
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Deposited11 Jan 2011
Place of publicationLondon
Web address (URL)http://www.ribapublishing.com/publications/designGuidance/fabricFormwork.asp
http://hdl.handle.net/10552/1123
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Chandler, A., Pedreschi, R. (2007) Fabric Formwork. London: RIBA Publishing.

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