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Architecture

Ghostbunkers

Abandoned bunkers aren’t just modern, they’re modern concentrate—efficiently constructed for a single purpose and devoid of any style or ornament.

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Architecture

San Diego Concrete Pour

This massive concrete pour required a 258 truck ballet in which the contractor placed 11,500 yards of concrete in one monolithic pour that got started at 5am and finished by 3pm. That’s 258 trucks in 10 hours – 26 trucks per hour. Or if you like, 1 truck every 2 minutes 20 seconds.

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Inflatable Concrete Buildings

Wired News reports that two British Engineers, William Crawford and Peter Brewin, have developed a new type of concrete emergency structure. The inflatable dome serves as a more secure alternative to tents and a cheaper alternative to prefabricated structures. “They’ve come up with a design that integrates plastic to inflate the structure and doubles as the […]