Title: Art and Science of Building in Concrete: The Work of Pier Luigi Nervi
Author(s): Mario A. Chiorino
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 32-40
Keywords: ferrocement, precast concrete, art, dome, scale model
With his masterpieces scattered the world over, Pier Luigi Nervi contributed to a glorious period for structural architecture. He was a designer, builder, researcher, creator of new construction techniques, professor, and author. Some of his greatest works are described in the context of his philosophy and technique. An international traveling exhibition, “Pier Luigi Nervi—Architecture as Challenge,” was launched in 2009 on the 30th anniversary of Nervi’s death.