New book takes a long hard look at concrete

How can we understand and care for older structures and buildings made from reinforced concrete? This is the subject of a new book from the Crafts Laboratory at the University of Gothenburg.

The book brings together some of Sweden’s most knowledgeable researchers and professionals in the field of concrete. It communicates up-to-date research and gives practical guidance on issues related to the care and maintenance of historical concrete constructions. The editors are Eva Löfgren, senior lecturer at the Department of Conservation and building conservationist Sven Olof Ahlberg.