[Image of newly poured fabric formwork by Thompson Young Design]
Just registered for the Second International Conference on Flexible Formwork (icff2012). It will be very exciting to meet with the fabric-forming crowd!
A friend just shared a link for this project, a fabric-formed wall, by the architectural office Thompson Young Design in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
Since this project actually seems to have a context, as opposed to all the fabric-formed prototypes made in architectural research labs, it would be great to see images of the finished piece, possible a landscaping feature?
[Preparing the formwork, via Thompson Young Design]
The prefabricated fabric formwork resembles the principle for geotechnical mattress systems - just put to architectural use.
[Image of 'filter point lining', via Hydrotex]
[Stripping the formwork, via Thompson Young Design]
Thanks Susanne for the link.