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Skin to Skin: 10 years of Rieder’s fibreC

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.03.2014 - Tagged as: ,

A total of 374 individual elements made of fibreC, covering over 2,000 square metres, go to make up the perforated skin of the Huttunen­Lipasti­Pakkanen Architects-designed Länsisatamankatu 23 apartment building in Helsinki's former docklands

A total of 374 individual elements made of fibreC, covering over 2,000 square metres, go to make up the perforated skin of the Huttunen­Lipasti­Pakkanen Architects-designed Länsisatamankatu 23 apartment building in Helsinki’s former docklands

In architectural terms, given the time it takes to complete a large-scale project, ten years isn’t that long. All the more remarkable therefore that Austrian manufacturer Rieder’s innovative wonder material fibreC – fabricated from concrete and glass fibre – has been specified widely, introducing a new language in exteriors and interiors. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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