ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL CONCRETE ABSTRACTS PORTAL

  • The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.

International Concrete Abstracts Portal

  


Title: John J. Earley’s Mosaic Concrete Art

Author(s): Robert F. Armbruster

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 41

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 27-35

Keywords: color, polychrome, pebbles, plaster

Date: 3/1/2019

Abstract:
John Earley created beautiful architectural concrete with colors that came from the optical effect of the exposed crushed pebbles and sands. His palette of colors comprised 10 hues, five values from light to dark, and four chromas or intensities, resulting in 200 colors. Earley’s polychrome mosaic concrete projects included church interiors, campus decorations, reptile house at the zoo, residential houses, and murals. His studio continued his work after he passed away in 1945.




  

Please enter this 5 digit unlock code on the web page.