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Knitted concrete

06 November 2018

Two builders working on a construction site

A pavilion made by Zaha Hadid Architects and ETH Zurich was built using KnitCrete. KnitCrete is a new 3D knitted textile technology that allows for the creation of curved concrete structures without expensive and time consuming moulds.

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Technological products Use this and other examples to describe feasible ways of manipulating a range of materials 2
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Keywords: knitting, concrete construction and mechanical, technological products

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