Go-ahead for digitally manufactured concrete staircase

Highly complex design

The next unit at NEST, the research and innovation building of Empa and Eawag, goes by the name of STEP2. For about two years, partners from research and industry have been working on various innovations in the fields of circular economy, digital and industrial fabrication, building envelope and energy systems, turning them into products ready for market entry. One of them has now reached an important milestone: A worldwide unique staircase manufactured using 3D-printed formwork and prestressed with an innovation from the Empa spin-off refer has passed the final prototype tests.

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Loris Pandiani, Communications Manager at Empa, Switzerland


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