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Architecture in concrete.

British Portland Cement Association Limited.

Architecture in concrete.

by British Portland Cement Association Limited.

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Published by the Association in London .
Written in English


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Architectural Concrete in Detail: Four Buildings by Miller & Maranta edited by Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Design and Building Construction Chair Michael Loudon, Florian Kirfel and Daniel Reisch Quart Verlag, Paperback, 88 pages My initial familiarization with Basel, Switzerland's Miller & Maranta-- the duo of Quintus Miller and Paola Maranta -- was ten years ago with their Market Hall. Structure and Architecture Angus J. Macdonald Department of Architecture, University of Edinburgh Second edition Concrete 35 4 The relationship between structural form and structural efficiency 37 The major theme of this book is the relationship between structural design and architectural design. The various aspects of.

In the last ten years, concrete has reemerged as a prime building material and is highly rated amongst architects - in particular the younger generation - because of its sculptural qualities and interesting textures. There have been great advances in the material itself, with many varieties, textures andcolours of concrete now being available even types of concrete which can withstand the.   An undulating, S-shaped interior wall guides the programs within this Brutalist-inspired concrete abode. In the city of Hsinchu in northern Taiwan, Taipei-based firm Yuan Architects designed a four-level dwelling with a Brutalist-style, raw concrete shell. An S-shaped wall weaves through the interiors, carving up public and private spaces.

Brutalist architecture, or New Brutalism, is an architectural style which emerged during the s in Great Britain, among the reconstruction projects of the post-war era. Brutalist buildings are characterized by minimalist constructions that showcase the bare building materials and visible structural elements over decorative design. The style commonly makes use of exposed concrete or brick.   Liquid Stone book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Produced at a rate of five billion cubic yards per year, concrete is the secon /5(12).


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Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture. Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in modern concrete architecture. Featuring the work of renowned architects from around the world, this book presents 49 of the most recently completed and influential concrete designs for both.

"Yes, concrete can be cold and imposing Architecture in concrete. book but as the structures in [Concrete] attest, it can also be colorful, playful, and delicate." - The Wall Street Journal "The book is a vivid reminder of the sheer endurance, unexpected delicacy, and humor of architecture's humble hero." - Architectural /5(24).

Concrete presents a visual exploration of the aesthetics of concrete architecture through structures from ancient Rome to the present day. Edited by William Hall, with an essay by Leonard Koren.

This book is aimed at students of architecture and young practising architects. Through its detailed descriptions of glass, concrete, wood, Architecture in concrete. book and plastics - covering their unique properties, histories and various forms.

Each section features case studies including plans, sections. Since the large-scale use of concrete prefabricated parts in the s and s, this material has developed new applications in recent years and also become more aesthetically refined. Extremely light and thin varieties of concrete like the newly developed Ductal and virtually transparent concrete cladding allow for the creation of interesting and spectacular designs.

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Adrian Forty examines the ways concrete has changed our understanding of 'nature', of time, even of 'material'. While the book concentrates upon architects' responses to concrete, because they have had most to say about the medium, it also takes into account the role concrete has played in politics, in literature, in cinema, in labour-relations, and in present day arguments about sustainability.

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The word 'concrete' was used for the first time in by Bernard Forêst de Bélidor as a description for a mortar, in his book 'Architecture hydraulique'. The first ferroconcrete structures were built around Today, reinforced concrete is Germany's most important building material, with over million cubic metres of it used every year.

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Features eight essays by noted authors that shed light on specific aspects of concrete and its new forms. This title also features 30 attractive buildings, which illustrate and exemplify these developments.

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Because reinforced concrete is cast-in-place, or site-cast, it is literally made at the building site, the only real constraint on the sizes and shapes of concrete structural elements is the willingness of architects, engineers, owners, and contractors to design the structure and assemble the framework into which the concrete and reinforcement.A visual exploration of the world's most extraordinary and inspiring concrete architecture - in a stylish and compact format.

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