Organic architecture based on attractive precast elements

When the designers of the well-known practice Zaha Hadid Architects, London, designed the exhibition for Roca, the sanitary fittings manufacturer, they took their inspiration from the flowing movement of water. The result is an example of impressive architecture which had to be implemented in concrete.


When dealing with sanitary fittings, water inevitably springs to mind. For this reason, it is not surprising that the designers, the well-known practice Zaha Hadid Architects, London, took their inspiration from its flowing movement when they drew up the concept for the exhibition of the sanitary fittings manufacturer, Roca. The result was an architecture which is outstanding with its highly impressive free-flowing shapes, and which had to be constructed using concrete as a material. However, when the architects were looking to implement their design, they encountered difficulties. Most...

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