Peer-reviewed journals

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Popescu M., Rippmann M., Liew A., Reiter L., Flatt R.J., Van Mele T. and Block P. “Structural design, digital fabrication and construction of the cable-net and knitted formwork of the KnitCandela concrete shell”, Structures, 2020. In press

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Popescu M., Reiter L., Liew A., Van Mele T., Flatt R.J. and Block P. “Building in concrete with a knitted stay-in-place formwork: Prototype of a concrete shell bridge”, Structures, 14: 322-332, 2018

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

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Popescu M., Bouten S., De Wolf C., Van Mele T. and Block P. “Digital fabrication of a knitted fabric formwork of an environmentally responsible concrete shell bridge”, Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Structures and Architecture – ICSA 2022, Aalborg,2022. abstract accepted.

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Bouten S., Popescu M., Ranaudo F., Mengeot P., Wyns K., Van Mele T. and Block P. “Design of a funicular concrete bridge with knitted formwork”, Proceedings of IABSE Congress 2021, Ghent,2021 (September). accepted for publication.

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Popescu M., Rippmann M., Van Mele T. and Block P. “KnitCandela – Challenging the construction, logistics, waste and economy of concrete-shell formworks”, FABRICATE 2020, London, 2020 (April).

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Lee M., Mata-Falcon J., Popescu M., Block P., and Kaufmann W. “ Potential Approaches for Reinforcing Complex Concrete Structures with Integrated Flexible Formwork”, Digital Concrete 2nd RILEM International Conference on Concrete and Digital Fabrication, Eindhoven, 2020 (October).

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Popescu M., Rippmann M., Van Mele T. and Block P. “Automated generation of knit patterns for non-developable surfaces”, Humanizing Digital Reality – Proceedings of the Design Modelling Symposium 2017, K. De Rycke et al. (editors),: 271-284, Springer, Paris, 2017 (September).

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Popescu M., Rippmann M., Van Mele T. and Block P. “Complex Concrete casting: Knitting stay-in-place fabric formwork”, Proceedings of the IASS Symposium, Tokyo 2016 (September).

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Rippmann M., Van Mele T., Popescu M., Augustynowicz E., Méndez Echenagucia T., Calvo Barentin C., Frick U. and Block P. “The Armadillo Vault: Computational design and digital fabrication of a freeform stone shell”, Advances in Architectural Geometry 2016: 344-363, 2016 (September).

Books and chapters

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Popescu M. KnitCrete: Stay-in-place knitted fabric formwork for complex concrete structures”,ETH Zurich, Department of Architecture 2019.

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Popescu M., Rippmann M., Van Mele T. and Block P. “KnitCrete: Building in Concrete with a Stay-in-Place Knitted Fabric Formwork”, The Materials Book: Inspired by the 6th LafargeHolcim Foundation Forum, Ruby, I. and Ruby A. (editors), Ruby Press, Berlin, 2019.

Other

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Popescu M., Van Mele T., Block P. “Concrete architecture at the intersection of efficient construction and expressive structures”, Domus 1044, 2020.

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Popescu M., Rippmann M., Liew A., Van Mele T. and Block P. “Concrete shell built using a cable-net and knitted formwork”, DETAIL structure,1: 10-11.

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Anton A., Popescu M, Jipa A. Beton Digital – De la formele virtuale la materializare fizica”, Igloo – Materials and digital fabrication, 191: 145-157.