Concrete shell


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Concrete shell

A curved thin membrane which is usually poured or sprayed over forms with a network of steel rods and wire mesh; most often a lightweight aggregate is used to decrease the weight-to-strength ratio.
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The work concerns the realization of the Earth Simulation Lab where the existing concrete shell is recycled.
The roof of the new station was developed with Frei Otto and Buro Happold as a vaulted concrete shell pierced by what the designers call 'light eyes', circular apertures for illumination and ventilation.
The most technologically sound machines are drills that bore through the escarpment, brings out the crushed rocks and soil and at the same time cast the concrete shell to support the soil.
Equipment, supply, installation, commissioning) of new test facility for large LUSET tests on reinforced concrete shell elements.
The work involves the creation of the Earth Simulation Lab using the existing concrete shell is reused.
Funding is still needed to complete the rear part, a concrete shell as yet unclad.
Execution of a reinforced concrete shell construction with earthworks, waterproofing (FBV) and MW-work.
The building is in both variants partly dismantled until the concrete shell (stripping), to then be again rebuilt, with new facades, interior and installations.
Invitation to tender : Entrepreneur mandate for the advertised in the individual service packages procurement, project management and installation of the railway technology in the Ross Homes tunnels including commissioning and maintenance (until acceptance of the work) as well as coordination with the concrete shell and the client BLS Netz AG.
Most of us would be very puzzled about how to create what must (at least to some extent) be a stiff, rather brittle concrete shell within a flexible steel structure.
However council officers say the plans - by Liverpool-based student accommodation providers Downing - provide an opportunity to finally demolish the concrete shell, which has been standing derelict and covered in graffiti since 2004.

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