Cast Formwork System: customised self-construction for local informal conditions

  • Nadia Remmerswaal TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Marcel Bilow TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Faas Moonen Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Rijk Blok Eindhoven University of Technology

Abstract

CAST Formwork Systems (CFS) is a concrete formwork system based on CNC milling technology. It enables self-construction in informal areas to build up safe, incremental housing up to four storeys high. Ordinary formwork systems are complex to use, often too expensive for the low- to mid-low income group and only suited to one shape of building plot. The CFS-system is not only cheaper, it can be customized to all shapes of building-plots and is both safe and easier in use.

How to Cite
REMMERSWAAL, Nadia et al. Cast Formwork System: customised self-construction for local informal conditions. SPOOL, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 7-16, dec. 2017. ISSN 2215-0900. Available at: <https://journals.library.tudelft.nl/index.php/spool/article/view/1918>. Date accessed: 19 may 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.7480/spool.2017.2.1918.
Published
2017-12-25