The latest issue of Concrete Quarterly is Summer 2020

This issue features:

Casting Off

  • NEWS AND AGENDA - On the algae farm with HeidelbergCement, and Haworth Tompkins reworks a pomo icon
  • ​FIRST PERSON - David Hills uncovers some hidden gems from London’s concrete past, while Nex Architects unfurls a ribbon-like restaurant in Chelsea

Inspiration

  • AN OPEN UNIVERSITY - Grafton Architects carves concrete colonnades and courtyards for Kingston University
  • RUST ASSURED - Walters & Cohen forges a union of concrete and Corten at King’s School in Canterbury
  • EYES IN THE SKY- Zaha Hadid Architects transforms the Miami skyline with a sci-fi GRC exoskeleton

Application

  • BEST OF BOTH WORLDS? - Combining precast and in-situ concrete can bring many benefits, from buildability to cost
  • ADJAYE’S RED WAVE - The British-Ghanian architect explores the many possibilities of pink-hued concrete
  • FLOOD RESILIENCE STARTS AT HOME - Property-level resilience is vital to dealing with flood risk, and a crucial part of climate change adaptation

Lasting Impressions

  • DAVID HILLS - London's very early adventures in concrete, and a wall to remember

From the Archive

  • SUMMER 1973 - William Mitchell's x-ray ceiling

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