dominik weber + kevin rubin: concrete board table dominik weber + kevin rubin: concrete board table
nov 05, 2012

dominik weber + kevin rubin: concrete board table

‘concrete board table’ by dominik weber and kevin rubin

 

 

developed by dominik weber and kevin rubin, ‘the concrete board table’ is constructed out of two different elements, a supporting structure on one hand and thin slabs on the other. a key feature of the surface plane consists of the visible framework being showcased on both top and bottom. on the upper side, the surface becomes smooth, looking as if the concrete has been woven. on the lower side, conically finned architecture has been created.

as a result, the slabs are separately being casted in-between the structural element. with two different casting processes being utilized, the two concrete components finally grow together seamlessly. for finishing, four wooden legs are joint into the top where they carry the surface load.

 

concrete grid

 

 

wooden legs

 

 

edge detail

 

 

plate detail

 

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  • pflätsch

    Heinz says:
  • Beautiful and novel. I wonder if the grid is reinforced, or is that not necessary? What’s the tensile strength? The sheer strength? And, Heinz, Was meint pflätsch?

    TomP says:
  • Creative effort in pursuit of a dead end. That is the case with most evolution. It’s not viable as a workable sustainable solution. Back to the drawing board.

    Kenneth Smythe says:
  • sehr schön!
    chame so eine bi eu bstelle? wivil choschtet das schmuckstück?

    Luk says:
  • merci
    kann leider noch nicht gekauft werden, ist noch im prototypenstadium.

    kwabä says:
  • Absolute amazing stuff! The thin plate looks impressive. It seems that there has been set a lot of research and hard work. All of those who know how concrete acts and reacts in such circumstances will realize what kind of a masterpiece this beautiful table is! I’m looking forward seeing it inside a VITRA or Knoll catalogue!

    Pierre Jeanneret says:

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