Making concrete more sustainable by using fabric formwork

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Making concrete more sustainable by using fabric

Using fabric to form concrete and create interesting structures

Video Transcript

We’ve always been interested in how to make the best use of materials… Concrete is particularly interesting because it’s a bit misunderstood in that most people’s experience is of this grey, massive, em, cold, aggressive material. Our view is that that’s a consequence of the process of making it. If you understand in detail how to make concrete, you can make it quite differently. Using textiles as formwork… it

is quite counter-intutitive because we’re using a relatively flimsy material to deal with a heavy, quite harsh material. The fabric actually …

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