shapes are required to be formed in concrete that cannot be
formed using standard modular sized forms. In this case a
form can be designed using wood. These can either be braced
internally or used with thru-ties.
A circular elbow going into a
tunnel with a circular
cross section for a project in Boston, MA.
A spherical segment of a
fountain on a Frank Lloyd
Wright designed building in Madison, WI.
Odd shapes that
require high reuse are often formed using steel forms that
can be hinged for easy removal.
Left: Flexible “Floating Mooring Bit” forms used in the lock
face replacement project at Lockport, IL
Right: Hinged column form used at the "Harold Washington
Library" project in Chicago, IL. Very carefully colored
concrete with very deep corner treatments were required.
segment of a vertical shaft in the Deep Tunnel Project in