Concrete has been cast in rigid containers since its invention in antiquity.
The emerging field of flexible formworks for concrete architecture and structures represents a truly radical change, not only in the technology of concrete construction, but in the very nature of the architectures we can build.
Over the past 23 years Mark West has been inventing and developing new construction techniques using simple, inexpensive, flat sheets of fabric in place of conventional rigid formwork panels.
This work offers proof that new horizons for both architecture and sustainable construction are held in simple, insightful, recombinations of ordinary materials and methods.
Der Vortrag findet auf Englisch statt.