from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The structure of boards that make up a form for pouring concrete in construction.

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  • n. A temporary mould, made from planks, into which concrete is poured


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  • The formwork is the main means of work in the moulding process of the concrete.

    2. Functional and Load Requirements of Formwork

  • The formwork sheeting (also called formwork shell)

    3. General Construction of Formwork

  • · In order to reduce the need for timber formwork, which is becoming increasingly expensive and environmentally unacceptable, in view of the rapidly depleting forests, a substitute for reinforced concrete beams was developed at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.

    Chapter 8

  • Immediately after placement in the formwork until achievement of its inherent stability, the concrete mix, under the effect of its own load and of compaction by vibration, exerts lateral pressure on the formwork which is called lateral pressure of the concrete mix.

    2. Functional and Load Requirements of Formwork

  • A ferrocement roof is built onto a tank by laying concrete onto shaped formwork which is supported from below (Diagram 32, Figures 31 and 32).

    Chapter 15

  • Yes, there is the formwork, so it is all done “cut and cover” - dig a big trench, make the arches and fill it in again after.

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  • Look at the mortar between the brick; the way it has spread out, clearly the masonry has been installed from the outside, against formwork.

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  • Nice formwork, not the cheap masonry found in Haiti, It should easily survive a 8.5 tremblor, needs more natural light though, that would warm up the interior quite nicely.

    House 108 by H Arquitectes

  • The work was designed to ‘enhance weathering and texture’ by the use of ‘rough sawn formwork’.

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  • The particular methods of construction, from the formwork to the concrete-soil mix and colour selection, were carefully adjusted to convey a sense of the past, present and future.

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