Exposed Concrete: Technology and Design (Hardcover )


Gunter Pfeifer


Per Brauneck


Antje M Liebers

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Exposed Concrete: Technology and Design Book Description

Exposed concrete is one of the most fascinating and demanding building materials. To work with it calls for technical precision of the highest order, especially where the architecture's character is determined by the material's special qualities. Architects such as Tadao Ando, Frank Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, Gigon-Guyer, and Diener & Diener have defined the highest standard for the use of exposed concrete with their buildings.

In its first part, this book presents groundbreaking examples of exposed concrete architecture by ten international architects and analyzes their treatment of the material. In its second part, it describes the key aspects of exposed concrete (surface, color, sheeting, framework, seams, composition, etc.); discusses the concreting process in detail; and gives advice on avoiding defects and writing successful proposals.

About the Author :

Gunter Pfeifer has contributed to Exposed Concrete: Technology and Design as an author. Gunter Pfeifer worked from 1975 to 2000 in LC6rrach, where his primary focus was housing construction. Since 1992, he has taught design and high-rise construction as a professor at the Technical University in Darmstadt. In 2001 he founded the firm Pfeifer Roser Kuhn together with Harald Roser and Christoph Kuhn.

Book Details

Title: Exposed Concrete: Technology and Design
Publisher: Birkhauser
Author: Gunter Pfeifer, Per Brauneck, Antje M Liebers
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English




No. of Pages: 216
Publish Date: 2006-01-31
Binding: Hardcover
Deliverable Countries: This product ships to Restricted International (Books).

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