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The use of mortars in Palau Güell by Antoni Gaudi

Author
Gomez, R.; Ramirez-Casas, J.; Navarro Ezquerra, A.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
5th Historic Mortars Conference
Date of publication
2019
Presentation's date
2019-06-20
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the 5th Historic Mortars Conference
First page
901
Last page
913
Publisher
International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM)
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/166741 Open in new window
Abstract
In Catalonia during 19th century there was a process of industrialization following the Llobregat river. One of the traditional materials used historically in building had been lime mortar. Natural cement began to be used from the middle of the 19th century in order to improve quality and characteristics of mortar elements. Barcelona experimented a huge urban expansion during the second half of 19th century. In order to do new buildings it was necessary to develop new techniques and materials. A...
Citation
Gomez, R. ; Ramirez-Casas, J.; Navarro Ezquerra, A. The use of mortars in Palau Güell by Antoni Gaudi. A: Historic Mortars Conference. "Proceedings of the 5th Historic Mortars Conference". International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2019, p. 901-913.
Keywords
Antoni Gaudi, Natural cement, Palau Güell
Group of research
GICITED - Interdisciplinary Group on Building Scienceand and Technology

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