Concrete Surfaces, Textures and Finishes


David Bennett, Architectural Concrete Consultant
Charles Thomson, Rivington Street Studio Architects

This course will cover:

  • Key requirements of visual concrete specification
  • Essentials of concrete mixing and ensuring consistent colour
  • Selection of form face materials
  • Good formwork practice
  • Site workmanship in handling and compacting concrete
  • Pigmented and textured finishes, plus guidance on achieving a fine concrete finish with minimum blemishes
  • Common concrete defects and how to cure them

A detailed study of York St John University will be highlighted.

All relevant course material, as well as Concrete Elegance Four, published by RIBA Publications, will be given to attendees.

Who should attend:

The course will be of benefit to architects, structural engineers, project managers and construction specialists who wish to be updated and briefed on architectural site cast concrete.

Booking is essential

Cost: £125 + VAT