News and blog posts in the ‘Concrete’ category

  • Ceramics / Concrete / Materials / Natural / Reports / Stone

    Expo Milano 2015 materials tour: mineralBrad Turner. November 16, 2015.

    Continuing our four-part materials tour of Expo Milano 2015, in our second post we look at all things mineral.

  • Concrete

    Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge competition proposalBrad Turner. April 14, 2015.

    Materials Council collaborated with EPR Architects and Jane Wernick Associates on a recently revealed joint proposal for the Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge competition to find a new pedestrian and cycle transport route spanning London’s Thames river.

  • Concrete / Materials / Natural / Reports / Sustainability / Timber

    Wacky vernackyBrad Turner. November 6, 2013.

    The use of vernacular and natural materials in construction is not just the reserve of hemp-wearing eco-warriors and their Hobit homes. In this article, originally published in Artworks Journal, Materials Council looks at innovative projects employing these more traditional materials in place of the glass, steel and concrete that homogenise the built environment across the globe.