confluence park, san antonio river foundation
310 West Mitchell Street San Antonio, TX
3 each “Petal” formwork for concrete castings
FRP with 2” thick balsa core, steel trusses
Engineer, fabricate and deliver all concrete petal FRP formwork. The three petal’s formwork was fabricated off of 5-axis CNC milled forms. After milling the foam forms, a 2” thick composite structure composed of inner and outer layers of fiberglass composite with a central core of balsa wood was applied. Each form had steel trusses and back forms as needed.
Client: SpawGlass Contractors, Inc.
Architect/Artist: Matsys Design