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New wave Ferrocement has been used to create a spectacular wave-shaped roof in Saudi Arabia,

There are very few limits, any structural requirements can be met and lots of money can be saved. A statement like this would surely warm the heart of many structural engineers, but Alphacrete Construction Linings UK director Derek Russell is also convinced that the use of ferrocement could well be the key to cheaper and more environmentally friendly construction.

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