Concrete Construction

 

Concrete Construction

  • Pierresvives, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects

    Zaha Hadid’s new municipal building adds to the architectural renaissance of Montpellier, France, and draws together three public agencies under a single concrete, glass, and gold-louvered roof.

     
  • Continuing Education: Parking Garages Make Headway in Form and Function

    Parking garages have recently garnered newfound design acclaim, but their potential to become centers for community gathering and technological trailblazers remains open for exploration.

     
  • Product: Luccon

    What makes translucent concrete even more amazing? Backlighting it when optical fibers are one of its aggregates.

     
  • Product: Taktl Vectr Façade and Wall Panels

    An ultrahigh performance mix makes concrete a durable and versatile cladding and rainscreen material.

     
  • Jujuy Redux

    Marcelo Spina and Georgina Huljich of P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S and Maximiliano Spina of Maxi Spina Architects influenced developers and pushed contractors to realize a distinctly modern multifamily mid-rise. It's located in a postindustrial neighborhood in Marcelo and Maxi's hometown of Rosario—which...

     
  • Product: B&B Italia Tobi-Ishi

    The founders of London-based studio Barber Ogersby drew from the materiality of stones found in traditional Japanese gardens to design a table.

     
  • Product: LeeLabs Para Clocks

    High-strength concrete clocks feature radial, parametrically derived patterns from the Brooklyn, N.Y.–based startup LeeLabs.

     
  • Enter the Fifth Annual Decorative Concrete Awards Competition

    The Decorative Concrete Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors, is now accepting entries for its annual Decorative Concrete Awards. The deadline for submission is Oct. 1.

     
  • 2012 R+D Awards Citation: DEVA

    Researcher and Designer: Stonetec

     
  • Global Holcim Award Winners Announced

    A secondary school in Burkina Faso, a community center in Brazil, and an urban renewal plan in Germany take top honors and a total of $350,000 in prize money in the sustainable construction awards.

     
 
 
 

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