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 2012-03

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Issue 2019-07 FABRINO

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Issue 2015-12 Lehde

Elaborate formliner turns service area into an eye-catcher

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Design of fair-faced concrete – quite individually

Good architecture is like a perfect suit – made-to-measure. That may be already reflected in the façade, for example, in the design of fair-faced concrete. Textured formliners are an excellent tool...