Formwork techniques for special designs

Architectural concrete. This is how concrete is molded!

Concrete is a versatile and popular building material that is no longer popular just because of its technical properties. Architects deliberately use concrete as a design element both for interior and exterior purposes. Flexible formwork liners, so-called textured formliners, offer a special possibility to create a visual statement with concrete.

A sea of blossoms, distributed throughout a façade: passers-by do not believe their eyes, since the new building of the museum expansion of Landesmuseum Bregenz has been re-opened in the summer of last year. The building complex situated in the city...

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Camargue textured formliner looking like reed

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Issue 03/2012

Textured fair-faced concrete façade for the retail industry

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Issue 01/2024

Flexible polyurethane formliners for the design of textured precast concrete elements and façade elements

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Issue 07/2019 FABRINO

Emotions thanks to colorful photo concrete

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Issue 12/2015 Lehde

Elaborate formliner turns service area into an eye-catcher

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