They play in the Champions League of building materials: Ultra high performance concretes – UHPC for short. A very special application can be seen at the Dyckerhoff Weiss trade fair booth at the BAU 2011: The first stairs made of white, ultra high performance concrete – monolithic with
a cross-sectional thickness of only 29 mm – and innovative adhered glass stair
The unusual exhibit was designed by the professor of architecture Luis Ocanto Arciniegas of Ourstudio Architektur & Gestaltung, Dortmund (Germany). He based his design on a modern concrete concept: the use of a high...