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Allison Adderley

Allison Adderley

Syracuse, NY, US

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Building Matters

ABSTRACT
Formwork has often been defined as a temporary building element, typically neglected and rarely interpreted by architects as anything more than a byproduct of construction. However, by reconceptualizing its role as a permanent building component, its construction performance now can be evaluated in parallel with its architectural function. This research reinterprets standard casting conventions as a means of rethinking design parameters, one that considers form and formwork, both during and after construction, as equals in terms of architectural significance. The aim is to explore
 

 
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Status: Built
Location: Buffalo Grain Elevators

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