imagine 08



Ulrich Knaack
Delft University of Technology
Sascha Hickert
Technische Universität Darmstadt
Linda Hildebrand
RWTA Aachen University


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This volume of Imagine demonstrates in an impressive manner the many facets of the material concrete, and introduces unusual approaches for sustainable buildings. It becomes clear how, with concrete, we can expand the architectural design vocabulary and align it with today’s technical requirements. The authors document how creative collaboration and unconventional thought experiments between architects thinking outside the box and imaginative engineers can produce entirely new and surprising ideas for the use of the building material concrete. Herewith, concrete proves its transformation ability and great potential for innovation.


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concrete, design, engineering, architecture


1 July 2015



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170mm x 240mm