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GRC / GFRC PROJECTS HIGHLIGHTED

GRC has been used on projects worldwide for many years. The following projects all feature GRC / GFRC products, in their many forms, all manufactured, supplied, and often installed, by GRCA Members.

 
 

GRCA Video on the benefits and use of GRC / GFRC

GRC / GFRC was developed in the 1960's and rapidly established itsef as an efficient construction material with major benefits in efficiency, weight saving and durability. This video from The International Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete Association (GRCA) highlights the benefits of this versatile material, featuring the use of GRC / GFRC on a number of projects of various ages, with endorsements from users.
  View the GRCA video on GRC / GFRC >>

 

40+ Years of GRC / GFRC Use in Projects

GRC / GFRChas rapidly established itself as an ideal material for architects who were looking for:
  - freedom of form and excellence in reproduction for renovation
  - light weight with ease of handling on-site
  - reduced load on foundations
  - environmentally friendly.
  Read more about 40+ years of GRC use >>

 

GRC / GFRC Façade Cladding

Since its development in the late 1960s, glassfibre reinforced concrete (also known as GRC and GFRC) has steadily gained popularity as a façade cladding with architects, engineers, contractors and developers throughout the world.

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1000 Museum, Miami, Video July 2018

This new video on the 1000 Museum skyscraper in Miami, designed by Zaha Hadid, has been produced by The B1M, and features the glassfibre reinforced concrete GRC / GFRC exoskeleton which gives the building its extraordinary design features.

View the 1000 Museum Video here.
 

Shepard Hall

A video of the Shepard Hall project is available here.

  View Shepard Hall video >>

 

Making Domes with GRC / GFRC

Domes are used in a high variety of buildings, such as palaces, shopping centres, theatres, universities or private villas of Turkish or Byzantine architectural inspiration.

  Read more about Making Domes with GRC >>

 
 
 

Haraldsplass Diakonale Sykehus AS, Bergen, Norway

GRC, from GRCA Full Member BB fiberbeton A/S, was chosen as façade material for this Haraldsplass project in Bergen because of its aesthetic qualities, long durability and great resistance to the harsh climate in Norway.

  Read more about Haraldsplass Diakonale Sykehus AS, Bergen, Norway project >>

 

Loft Sevgili, Istanbul, Turkey

GRC precast modules, from GRCA Member Fiberton Precast & Concrete, were chosen to create a façade with character.

  Read more about Loft Sevgili, Istanbul, Turkey project >>

 

Sorgenfrivang, Copenhagen

As part of the extensive renovation of Sorgenfrivang II, the façade is cladded with sustainable GFRC elements from BB fiberbeton A/S.

  Read more about Sorgenfrivang, Copenhagen project >>

 

Fen College, Istanbul, Turkey

GRC precast modules, from Member Fiberton Precast & Concrete, give an unlimited freedom in the form of structure.

  Read more about Fen College, Istanbul, Turkey project >>

 

Mĉrsk Building, Copenhagen

With more than 7.000 elements in more than 1.000 variants the new Mĉrsk Building in Copenhagen really utilizes the mouldabilty of GFRC from BB fiberbeton A/S.

  Read more about Mĉrsk Building, Copenhagen project >>

 

Golden Throne, Takela, Lhuentse District, Eastern Bhutan

3 year GRC project to produce the Golden Throne building for the tallest & largest Guru Padmasambhava (Buddhist Saint) statue so far.

  Read more about Golden Throne, Takela, Eastern Bhutan project >>

 

1 & 2 New Ludgate, London

New Ludgate, a retail and commercial development, was awarded with The City of London Building of the Year, in 2016.

  Read more about 1 & 2 New Ludgate, London projects >>

 

Credit Lyonnais, 30 Cannon Street, London

“Credit Lyonnais, 30 Cannon Street, London, was the first building internationally to be fully clad in double skinned panels of glass-fibre reinforced cement (GRC)." and has now been Listed by English Heritage.

  Read more about Credit Lyonnais, 30 Cannon Street, London >>

 

Argent's King's Cross Development, London, UK

This unusual project utilises deep red coloured precast GRC panels from GRCA Member Techrete to clad balconies and create distinctive fins up the façade ...

  Read more about Argents King's Cross Development >>

 

Altunizade Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

The Altunizade Divinity School Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the Anatolian side of Istanbul, was renewed with ...

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Student Accomodation, Crown Place, Liverpool, UK

Crown Place in Liverpool is a range of striking residential apartments that will become ‘home from home’ to more than 1,200 students every year ...

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International Public Gatherings Center, Isfahan, Iran

The Isfahan International Public Gatherings Center is clad with glass fibre reinforced concrete (GFRC) cladding panels from GRCA Member Deesman Company ...

  Read more about Isfahan International Public Gatherings Center >>

 

Union Street, London, UK

The project developers were determined to make their new residential development in Southwark’s Union Street stand-out with an unusual design that would require specialist GRC knowledge and expertise ...

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Nanjing Youth Olympic Conference Center, China

Application of light weight GRC wall panels from GRCA Member Nanjing Beilida for Nanjing Youth Olympic Conference Center

  Read more about Nanjing Youth Olympic Conference Center, China >>