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Title: Art and Science of Building in Concrete: The Work of Pier Luigi Nervi

Author(s): Mario A. Chiorino

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 34

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 32-40

Keywords: ferrocement, precast concrete, art, dome, scale model

Date: 3/1/2012

Abstract:
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.




  

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