A Study of Plasticizers in Concrete for Architectural Applications
It has been said a number of times and is one of the most important aspects of understanding artisan concrete: The finished product is a snapshot of a moment in time. Just as stone embodies the movement of magma and eons of pressure, the final look of concrete reveals what was happening at the moment of casting. Becoming a craftsman with the material requires an understanding of how to identify and manipulate concrete during the casting process. The consistency of the concrete itself is among the most important elements in the conversation about manipulating the outcome.