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Fabric Formed Rammed Earth
Prototype II

Fabric Formwork, Fabric Formed Rammed Earth, Darts pattern, textile, rammed earth architecture, rammed earth model

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Fabric Formed Rammed Earth Prototype II

Scarlett Lee


Edinburgh, United Kingdom

March 2020

Darts are one of the fascinating ways to design and shape fabric transforming 2-dimensional fabric into a 3-dimensional form. While darts are used to create fitted clothes that wrap around the human body in the fashion industry, I experimented with how dart patterns on fabric have an influence on the shape of rammed earth building this prototype. Please read the detailed explanation of the construction process at the blog Rammed Earth + Darts

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