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NewsNews • 29 Apr 2021

David Chipperfield Architects creates modern interpretation of historic New York tower

The Bryant is a 32-storey mixed-use building designed by David Chipperfield Architects with a hotel that extends to the 14th floor and private residences above. The location next to Bryant park is surrounded by historical landmark buildings.  © Simon Menges "The goal was to design a building with classical elegance in terms of its symmetries, simple grids and order." - David Chipperfield © Simon Menges The precast concrete facade refers to historic buildings nearby. The concrete is mixed with stone aggregates found in the neighbouring buildings’ masonry. The grid composition is based on classical rhythms found in the areas. © Simon Menges The building respects the classic tripartite compo... More

NewsGuides • 20 Sep 2020

A guide to designing with concrete

Known for its design flexibility and visual appeal, concrete is without a doubt a favoured material -  if not the favourite material - of architects. We’ve taken a look at the evolution of concrete in the field of architecture over the centuries in our Compact History of Concrete. Here, we take a practical look at the use of concrete in current architectural practice and some of the key points to consider when designing with concrete. Colour and Texture: Colour and texture are perhaps two of the biggest ways to make an impact with concrete.   Concrete is of course known and loved for its smooth mid-grey tones. But many projects in latter years have made a statement by adding colourful pigments, including bright red, yello... More

Product • By LITAGG Corporationnodullar-light clay aggregates

nodullar-light clay aggregates

GBC INDIA , A Green Building Centre set up in Ahmedabad , Gujarat with the objective of empowering environment by bringing sustainable technologies to the colossal Building & Construction Industry. GBC INDIA always strives to modernize its indigenous traditional methods by developing , innovating and manufacturing resulting a product / material to a world class quality . GBC INDIA in 2005 was the 1st in India to develop a spearheading green technology using agro waste that can be used for roof / over deck insulations , popularly renowned as INSULITTE –Rice husk ash based roof insulation Recent development from GBC INDIA ,are : nodullär - Light Clay Aggregates used for roof/heat insulation flokön - an insulating... More