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dc.contributor.authorGrima López, Rosa
dc.contributor.authorAguado de Cea, Antonio
dc.contributor.authorGómez Serrano, José
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria de la Construcció
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Estructures a l'Arquitectura
dc.identifier.citationGrima, R.; Aguado, A.; Gomez, J. Gaudi and reinforced concrete in construction. "International Journal of Architectural Heritage", 2013, vol. 7, núm. 4, p. 375-402.
dc.description.abstractThe first two decades of the 20th century witnessed the introduction and expansion of reinforced concrete as a building material in Spain. Few years passed between the introduction of the first patents in the most industrialized areas of the Iberian Peninsula and the subsequent generalization of the technique through scientific knowledge obtained in universities. This period coincides almost completely with the professional career of Antoni Gaudí, one of the most famous Catalan architects. This study reports that Gaudí had contact with this new material and discusses the transition he made from the traditional construction methods to the use of reinforced concrete in his later works. Placing the starting point in the relationship between Antonio Gaudí and the industrialists who built the first cement factories in Catalonia (especially Eusebi Güell), the research on the patents to which he had access are presented and the characteristics of his works with reinforced structures and materials are described.
dc.format.extent28 p.
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Edificació::Elements constructius d'edificis::Elements estructurals d'edificis
dc.subject.lcshConcrete construction--Formwork
dc.subject.otherAntoni Gaudi
dc.subject.otherreinforced concrete
dc.subject.otherSagrada Familia
dc.subject.otherPark Guell
dc.titleGaudi and reinforced concrete in construction
dc.subject.lemacConstrucció en formigó--Encofrat
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. TE - Tecnologia d'Estructures
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. GEG-XXI - Gaudí, Estructures, Geometria
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - publisher's policy
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
upcommons.citation.authorGrima, R.; Aguado, A.; Gomez, J.
upcommons.citation.publicationNameInternational Journal of Architectural Heritage

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