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Concrete Tectonics II 

Edited by Kirsten Orr, Natalie Nicholas and Jessica Tringali
2012
ISBN: 
978 0 9872369 8 2

The Concrete Tectonics Studio 2012 was a research based design studio of sixteen Master of Architecture students led by Associate Professor Kirsten Orr, at the University of Technology, Sydney. The studio traversed the gap between analogue and digital spheres of architectural research, pursuing innovation in precast concrete through material experimentation and parametric design. This book catalogues the Concrete Tectonics Studio processes into a series of scaled studies, enabling a detailed synthesis of the minute details of the individual components with the complexities of realising the whole.

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About the Editors: 

Kirsten Orr is a registered architect and an associate professor at UTS. Her teaching and research balance traditional academic research with contemporary practice-based investigation and are underpinned by a deep interest in Australian architecture and material culture. Dr Orr’s research has contributed particularly to understanding the development of Australian cultural institutions, urban innovation and architectural style. Natalie Nicholas and Jessica Tringali are registered architects who graduated with a Masters of Architecture from UTS.