The Concrete Centre is the central development organisation for the UK concrete industry. Our aim is to enable all those involved in the design, use and performance of concrete to realise the full potential of concrete.

The Concrete Centre is part of the Mineral Products Association, the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, lime, mortar and silica sand industries.

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The Dyson Building, RCA Battersea by Graham Haworth, Haworth Tompkins

Part of the Concrete Elegance series produced by The Building Centre and The Concrete Centre.

Haworth Tompkins were appointed by the RCA to develop a new 8000sqm campus in Battersea to house workshops and studios for five applied and fine art departments plus back up facilities for staff and students.

The building is conceived as a creative...

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HEC Business School

HEC Business School, Paris by Andrew Philips, David Chipperfield Architects
Part of the Concrete Elegance series produced by The Building Centre and The Concrete Centre.

Acting as a main entrance to the University campus, the building is designed to emphasise its status as one of the top business schools in Europe, it combines...

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The Co-operative Headquarters, Manchester

Part of the Concrete Elegance series produced by The Building Centre and The Concrete Centre.

Completed in December 2012, the Co-operative Headquarters in Manchester, designed by 3DReid has received a BREEAM score of 92.25 per cent, which is the highest BREEAM rating of any office building in the UK.The facade is adorned with twisting white columns and a...

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Milton Court/The Heron, Barbican

Part of the Concrete Elegance series produced by The Building Centre and The Concrete Centre.

The building provides a new world-class performance facility for the Guildhall School of Music & Drama - including a new 625 seat concert hall, 225 seat theatre, 120 seat studio theatre, and associated rehearsal, administrative and teaching spaces. The residential...

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Trafford Town Hall, Manchester

Part of the Concrete Elegance series produced by The Building Centre and The Concrete Centre.

The provision of the new council offices and the full refurbishment of the existing Grade 2 listed Town Hall at Old Trafford.

The design is based around four distinct components:

Sensitive refurbishment of the existing town hall to create high...

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The Ortus Building, Camberwell

Part of the Concrete Elegance series produced by The Building Centre and The Concrete Centre.

Ortus is a 1,550sqm building, creating learning facilities, cafe, exhibition and ancillary spaces. The central focus was to create a totally immersive, modern learning environment through networking, social media and Wi-Fi technologies such that each individual user...

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The Concrete Balustrade at Tate Britain

Part of the Concrete Elegance series produced by The Building Centre and The Concrete Centre.

James Armstrong of Concrete Bloc gives insight into the concrete balustrade made using rubber moulds and reinforced with metal at Tate Britain.

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The Forum Project, Southend-on-Sea

Part of the Concrete Elegance series produced by The Building Centre and The Concrete Centre.

The building form responds to its urban context - along Elmer Avenue precast concrete panels fold out from the facade to provide solar shading, creating a strong two-storey high element. The elevation to the new public square on the other side has a much grander civic...

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CPD Seminars and Events

Concrete Elegance: Home Brew - focus on self build architecture
This Concrete Elegance lecture will look at three architect designed, self financed, handmade concrete homes.
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Webinar series
The Concrete Centre webinars are free web-based learning sessions dedicated to a specific topic. Below is a listing of the upcoming webinars. Click "Book...
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