(10) WO 2022/082267 Al
(22) 21.10.2021, (43) 28.04.2022
(57) The present disclosure relates to building methods for use in automat- ed construction including a method for use in construction of a building, the method500 including (a) laying a plurality of courses of blocks onto a foundation to define: i) walls of a first storey of the building; and, ii) a plurality of hollow formwork columns; (b) inserting reinforcing structure into the hollow formwork columns: and (c) pouring concrete into the hollow formwork columns around the reinforcing structure so as to form concrete columns for supporting a slab of a second storey, wherein the blocks forming the plurality of hollow formwork columns remain part of the building structure as permanent formwork.
(71) FASTBRICK IP PTY LTD [AU/AU]; 122 Sultana Road West, High Wycombe, Western Australia 6057 (AU)
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