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Concrete Architecture

by Catherine Croft

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Gibbs Smith, Publisher .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Methods & Materials,
  • Architecture, Modern,
  • Architecture,
  • Architecture / Methods & Materials,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • 20th century,
  • 21st century,
  • Concrete construction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8822038M
    ISBN 101586854607
    ISBN 109781586854607

    Architectural and Decorative Concrete Concrete can take almost any form, texture, and color to enhance the appearance of a building and its functional structural requirements. It offers surfaces that range .   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 /5(13).

      The map, which highlights 48 buildings, and book show how concrete architecture — from City Hall to schools, hospitals and housing — transformed the city in the s and ‘70s as part of a Author: Greg Cook.   The researchers were looking for familiar modern architecture elements such as flat roofs, open plan living, ribbon windows and expanses of concrete, glass and steel. Instead, they found that .

    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 . But for how long? As architectural fashion has shifted to the glass-and-steel neomodernism of today, these concrete structures have been increasingly ignored - and in some cases, demolished. Concrete .


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