grc-in-monuments

Architectural concrete in monuments

The value of the historic buildings is invaluable. Unfortunately, over the years, valuable monuments, buildings or sculptures have been destroyed, especially if they are directly exposed to adverse weather conditions. Therefore, it is necessary to repair the damage from time to time. Appropriate materials are used to refresh or reconstruct the monuments, often including GRC architectural concrete. This special type of composite contains fiberglass, which makes it lighter and more […]

What is concrete reinforcement for?

What is concrete reinforcement for?

Concrete is a commonly used construction material – it is durable, resistant, offers great structural capacity, and thanks to appropriate construction technology it can also be a good thermal insulator. However, it has certain limitations, including the matter of tensile strength. A common solution to this problem is the use of appropriate reinforcement to strengthen the concrete. Types of reinforced concrete The most commonly used type of reinforcement is steel[…..]

Architectural concrete furniture

Architectural concrete furniture

The term “concrete furniture” sounds abstract. However, it turns out that this type of interior furnishings exists – thanks to architectural concrete, the creation of original tables, shelves or seats is possible. All this is due to the special properties of this material, thanks to which these unusual equipment does not lose its comfort and aesthetics. What exactly are the characteristics that allow architectural concrete to be used in furniture[…..]

GRC concrete acoustic screens

In almost every larger town there is a need to protect residents from excessive noise. Acoustic screen is a construction designed to create a sound barrier at railway tracks, motorways, expressways or especially busy streets. Good acoustic insulation and sound absorption factor as close as possible to 1, i.e. in this case the maximum value, largely depends on the type of material used to create the screen. GRC architectural concrete[…..]