Concrete is the most dynamic and flexible building materials in the architectural history. It has altered the ways in which designs and buildings are conceptualized and built in the modern age. Concrete has been termed as the material of modern architecture.
Both concrete and reinforced concrete, have permitted architects to explore new domain of designing and construction. Concrete now contributes to the crafting of beautiful homes, strong bridges and even skyscrapers. Several renowned architects, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn- adopted the use of concrete in their designs. Now in twentieth century, concrete is used in vast applications.
Advantages of Concrete Architecture:
Material with lowest carbon footprint.
Impeccable strength, longevity, durability and resilience.
Provides maximum energy efficiency.
Concrete doesn’t burn, rust or rot
Super versatility – it can be molded into any shape, pattern or colour.
Excellent sound and vibration insulation.
Low maintenance cost.
100 % recyclability.
“Be a concrete- flexible and strong!”
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