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EQS-News : Striatus unveiled: the first-of-its-kind 3D Concrete Printed bridge

07/19/2021 | 05:16am EDT
EQS Group-News: Holcim Group Services Ltd / Key word(s): Miscellaneous 
Striatus unveiled: the first-of-its-kind 3D Concrete Printed bridge 
2021-07-19 / 11:15 
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  . Designed by Block Research Group at ETH Zurich and Zaha Hadid Architects Computation and Design Group, in 
    collaboration with incremental3D, made possible by Holcim 
 
  . Striatus establishes a new language for concrete that is digital, environmentally advanced and circular by design 
 
  . Exhibited at the 'Time Space Existence' exhibition, hosted by the European Cultural Centre (ECC) during the Venice 
    Architecture Biennale 2021 
 
Today marks the unveiling of Striatus in Venice, the first-of-its-kind 3D Concrete Printed bridge, designed by Block 
Research Group and Zaha Hadid Architects, in collaboration with incremental3D and made possible by Holcim. Striatus 
establishes a new language for concrete that is digital, environmentally advanced and circular by design. The 
footbridge holds together through compression with no reinforcements, applying computational design and 3D printing, 
for minimal material use and maximum strength. 
Philippe Block, co-director of the Block Research Group at ETH Zurich: 'The name 'Striatus' reflects the bridge's 
structural logic and fabrication process. In arched and vaulted structures, material is placed such that forces can 
travel to the supports in pure compression. Strength is created through geometry, using a fraction of the materials 
used  in conventional concrete beams. This, furthermore, opens a breadth of opportunities to build with lower-strength 
and in a more ecologically friendly way.' 
Shajay Bhooshan, Head of CODE, Zaha Hadid Architects' Computation and Design research group: 'Striatus stands on the 
shoulders of giants: it revives ancestral techniques of the past, taking the structural logic of the 1600s into the 
future with digital computation, engineering and robotic manufacturing technologies. Its tactile quality, aesthetics 
and strength reflect our principal partner Patrik Schumacher's vision that beauty is a promise of performance.' 
Johannes Megens, co-founder incremental3D: 'Striatus represents the perfect synergy of architecture and engineering 
that comes together with printing technology and material innovation. The beauty of 3D Concrete Printing is the 
delicate layering and precision you can apply to reflect perfect geometry. Our collaborative work makes the Striatus 
bridge greater than the sum of each of its blocks.' 
Jan Jenisch, CEO of Holcim: 'Striatus was designed by some of the best architectural and creative minds in their 
fields. It demonstrates the infinite possibilities of 3D Concrete Printing to enable more sustainable, faster and 
effective building structures, without compromise on aesthetics and functionality. Its digital and circular design uses 
concrete at its best, with minimal material use and blocks that can be repeatedly reassembled and infinitely recycled.' 
Striatus is a complex structure made possible by a specific, custom-made ink, from Holcim's TectorPrint range, 
developed by its 3D Concrete Printing research team. It sets a blueprint to build for the future using advanced 
technologies from computational design to 3D Concrete Printing. The next generation of inks can include Holcim's green 
building solutions, from its ECOPact green concrete to its ECOPlanet green cement, including recycled construction and 
demolition waste. 
Today, Holcim is working on a range of 3D Concrete Printing applications, from complex infrastructure to affordable 
housing. In Malawi, Holcim launched the world's-first 3D concrete printed school, taking only 18 hours to build the 
walls and using 70% less materials than traditional building techniques. Holcim is also working with GE Renewable 
Energy and COBOD to 3D concrete print taller wind turbine towers on-site, doubling their height to harness stronger 
winds and capture 33% more renewable electricity at lower cost. 
The bridge is now open to the public in the Marinaressa Gardens during the Venice Architecture Biennale until November 
2021. 
To discover more about Holcim's work to make cities greener and enable smarter infrastructure, follow @HolcimByDesign 
on Instagram. 
Discover more about Striatus here: https://striatusbridge.com 
Find the link to our assets here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2v1kt01icbgnnp2/AAB1R13pqI73fISrOVn-7c10a?dl=0 
Striatus project partner websites: 
https://block.arch.ethz.ch/ 
https://www.zaha-hadid.com/ 
https://www.incremental3d.eu/ 
https://www.holcim.com/ 
About Holcim 
Holcim builds progress for people and the planet. As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, 
Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With 
sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at 
the heart of its success. The company is driving the circular economy as a world leader in recycling to build more with 
less. Holcim is the company behind some of the world's most trusted brands in the building sector including ACC, 
Aggregate Industries, Ambuja Cement, Disensa, Firestone Building Products, Geocycle, Holcim and Lafarge. Holcim is 
70,000 people passionate about building progress for people and the planet across its 70 markets and four business 
segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products. 
More information is available on www.holcim.com 
The HolcimByDesign Instagram account is available on https://www.instagram.com/holcimbydesign 
 
Important disclaimer - forward-looking statements: 
This document contains forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements do not constitute forecasts 
regarding results or any other performance indicator, but rather trends or targets, as the case may be, including with 
respect to plans, initiatives, events, products, solutions and services, their development and potential. Although 
Holcim believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions 
as at the time of publishing this document, investors are cautioned that these statements are not guarantees of future 
performance. Actual results may differ materially from the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of risks 
and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond the control of Holcim, including but not 
limited to the risks described in the Holcim's annual report available on its website (www.holcim.com) and 
uncertainties related to the market conditions and the implementation of our plans. Accordingly, we caution you against 
relying on forward-looking statements. Holcim does not undertake to provide updates of these forward-looking 
statements. 
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July 19, 2021 05:15 ET (09:15 GMT)

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