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Cast in concrete: A guide to the design of precast concrete and reconstructed stone. Second edition

Cast in concrete: A guide to the design of precast concrete and reconstructed stone. Second edition

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Building Supplement


Explains the nature of reconstructed stone and gives detailed guidance on component design, fixings, joints, weathering and suitability.


Dawson, S.


Supersedes Cast in concrete: reconstructed stone and precast concrete - a guide for architects 1995.




Publisher History

Now known as the British Precast Architectural and Structural. The Architectural Cladding Association's aim was to increase awareness of architectural precast cladding and provide technical advice to specifiers and users.



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