The ACORN, the SQUIRREL and the OAK

Author: Robin Oval

Date published

7 February 2022

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Free
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The ACORN, the SQUIRREL and the OAK

Author

Robin Oval

Date published

7 February 2022

Author

Robin Oval

Price

Free

The poster of the 2021 Coolest Concrete Award winner, Robin Oval, Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Cambridge.

In this reseach project, a circular, segmented, concrete shell system is used as a sustainable building floor thanks to automated construction, computational design and digital fabrication.

 

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Concrete Research & Innovation Shell Floor Digital

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