CONCRETE

Pure. Strong. Surprising

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Chris van Uffelen

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Concrete is an all-around talent, already in use in ancient Rome and since the second half of the 20th century one of the most important building materials. After a period of excess and architectural faux pas a renaissance of – ex – posed – concrete began in the 1990s. Whether the design would expressive-opulent or minimalistic-clear, the con – stant advance of technological developments, especially sophisticated new types of concrete, made possible phenomenal, previously unattainable constructions in high design quality. This volume provides an overview of contemporary real – ized projects. Their selection presents the many faces of concrete and the breadth of design possibilities of this building material. Furthermore, excursuses are dedicated to the role of concrete in product design.

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Weight 2391 g
Dimensions 29.6 x 25.6 cm
Publisher name Braun Publishing AG
Publication date 9 June 2015
Number of pages
Format Hardback
Dimensions 29.6 x 25.6 cm
Weight 2391 g