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Architecture Club designs a new atelier for artist Monika Sosnowska in Warsaw

Artist Monika Sosnowska loves concrete

Sosnowska frequently uses concrete in her art and her new atelier is a simple concrete volume created with a 5m by 12m concrete frame. The space is “Minimal and tidy, her voluminous concrete and glass studio lends itself to pure, undistracted experimentation.”...

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Concrete Military Listening Devices Inspire Concrete Lamps

Concrete “listening ears” were replaced by radar, but they left an impact on designers. Matali Crasset, the artistic director of French concrete specialist Concrete by LCDA, has created a collection of concrete furniture, including a lamp shaped like the military listening devices. ...

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The namesake of one of the massive fires, the Getty Center, was built knowing that a fire of this magnitude was a serious possibility. Architect Richard Meier designed the complex to be fire and earthquake safe, with thick travertine stone on the outside, crushed stone on the roofs, and 𝗿𝗲𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗰𝗲𝗱 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗰𝗿𝗲𝘁𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘀 𝗶𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲.

The Getty Center: Built with Strength

Devastating fires in California continue to burn. The namesake of one of the massive fires, the Getty Center, was built knowing that a fire of this magnitude was a serious possibility. Richard Meier designed it to be fire and earthquake safe with 𝗿𝗲𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗰𝗲𝗱 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗰𝗿𝗲𝘁𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘀......

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Inspired by an episode of “Extreme Makeover Home Edition”

We recently stumbled upon the website “Trees Full of Money” and their outstanding article on ICF construction inspired by an episode of Extreme Makeover Home Edition. This is a great article to share with contacts who have questions re ICF, as they describe the product, process & benefits. ...

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The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Happy 60th Birthday to The Guggenheim Museum

... which opened in Oct.1959. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built for $3 million, it remains a stunning example of the beauty and flexibility of concrete. Wright wanted to use stone, but concrete was less expensive. It took 7000 cubic feet of concrete and 700 tons of structural steel...

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