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Architectural Modelmaking by Nick Dunn

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STEP BY STEP CASTING A CONCRETE MODEL

Of course, one of the main materials used in the building industry is concrete. This is usually precast or cast in situ, depending on the design, cost, and sequence of construction adopted. It can be a useful exercise to test design components by working with the materials that will be used in the final building, where available.

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Softwood blocks are cut at suitable lengths to be assembled as shuttering for the concrete to be cast into.

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A simple wood frame is made. The frame can be lined with heavily grained ...

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