thin-shell concrete

thin-shell concrete

Thin reinforced concrete in the shape of a large shell, 1 or section thereof.
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The unique cross shape is seen in the form of the church's peak, which is flanked by curved concrete walls, while the curved shell is made of thin-shell concrete, considered revolutionary during its time.
Hotel conference facilities would be "clad primarily with stone at the ground level, as well as masonry, thin-shell concrete panels or other materials to achieve a high level of aesthetics," the developer said.