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Liquid Stone: New Architecture in Concrete

Jean-Louis Cohen , G. Martin Moeller and G. Martin Moeller

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 256

  • Publisher: Birkhauser

  • Date Published: Jun 2006

  • Stock Code: 57442

  • ISBN: 9783764374839

  • Binding: Hardback

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Since the large-scale use of concrete prefabricated parts in the 1960s and 1970s, this material has developed new applications in recent years and also become more aesthetically refined.

The book containseight articles and essays by noted authors such as Antoine Picon, Adrian Forty, Guy Nordenson and Franz Ulm and scattered throughout the book are 30 attractive recent buildings, which illustrate and exemplify these developments. Included are projects by Takashi Yamaguchi, Baumschlager & Eberle, Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Foster and Partners, Ingenhoven und Partner, Santiago Calatrava, Hariri & Hariri, Tadao Ando, Antoine Predock and others.

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