Fabric Formwork

Size:

900x900x3000(Column)

Year:

2014

Services:

Landscape (1:1 scale planter model)

Client:

Heatherwick Studios

Location:

UEL University

Description:

Process of designing and building formwork for one of the Concrete Column Planters to be used as part of Heatherwick Studio’s ‘One Thousand Trees’ project based in Shanghai. UEL student group project created a 1:1 prototype of the planters and columns. The concrete formwork could take on any shape or form it was placed in, moulded and became a masterpiece.