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NEST HiLo roof - Final construction, Dübendorf, Switzerland, 2019-2020

In collaboration with partners from the construction industry, the Block Research Group (BRG) has now completed the complex, doubly-curved concrete roof for the HiLo unit of the NEST building. It was built on a cable-net + fabric flexible formwork. This project was realised through an integrated design-engineering-fabrication-construction process made possible by the open-source computational framework COMPAS.

Credits

Project by Block Research Group, ETH Zurich

Project partners include ROK - Rippmann Oesterle Knauss GmbH, Dr. Schwartz Consulting, ETHZ Chair for Architecture and Building Systems, Bürgin Creations, Marti Construction SA, Jakob Rope Systems, Bieri Tenta AG, Künzli Holz AG, Pletscher Metallbau AG, Contec AG.

Financial support by ETH Zurich, Dr. Max Rössler, Empa, Holcim Switzerland, NCCR DFAB.

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