Structure, form and construction
Presents a summary of research on beams and columns
A preliminary study of non-prismatic columns using fabric formwork
Describes an initial study into the effect of geometry on the strength of non prismatic columns
Deployable Gridshells as Formwork for Concrete Shells
This paper considers the use of gridshells with fabric formwork in the construction of concrete wheel structures
This paper presents the results of a series of prototype studies using tailored fabric formwork for columns
Participate Collaborate Materialise
This publication reflects on works produced during a two week workshop conducted during the summer of 2012. It was the bridging of two schools within Edinburgh University, the Edinburgh College of Art and the School of Architecture, across three disciplines – architecture, textiles and glass.
This project deals with the application into the use of fabric formwork for concrete in award winning design for the Royal Horticultural Show Chelsea 2009.
This brochure details ESALA working collaborations with construction and creative industries.