CASTonCAST: Architectural freeform shapes from precast stackable components
Keywords:Casting techniques, Precast concrete, Fabrication-aware design, Architectural geometry, Architectural freeform shapes
AbstractThis article introduces the CASTonCAST system for the design and production of architectural freeform shapes from precast stackable components. This system is composed of two complementary parts: a novel manufacturing technique of precast stackable building components and a new geometric method for the design of freeform shapes by means of stackable solid tiles. This paper describes both parts of the system by means of physical prototypes and geometric studies.
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