More freedom of design with PORIT

The materials used in architecture should be subordinated to the design, but still contribute to it. The special properties of PORIT autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) provide a high measure of design freedom hardly matched by any other construction material. As monolithic shell, it performs all important tasks of masonry construction – structural design, building physics, and shape-giving envelope.

Building structures made of Porit autoclaved aerated concrete are, on the one hand, reduced to their core functions, while providing on the other great freedom of design. The functional and design...

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Contours for the EZB

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ICAAC Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Con­­ference in Potsdam, Germany, in September

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Recycling of autoclaved aerated ­concrete residues

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