LINK – O – RAMA

The following is a mixed bag of informative and/or just plain interesting sites.  Take a peek at whatever sounds juicy.

NOTE:  The links below are from around the world and some may require translating unless your language skills are exceptional.  They are from many sources and subject to coming & going occasionally, so if you find any that are down, try back later.  If they appear to be permanently “dead”, please report them to Admin and we will search for an alternative source.

The Vertical Artisans Forum
Check out some really terrific work by fellow ‘Cretins!  Vertical Artisans is a great combination informational website and discussion forum for anyone interested in pushing the creative limits of cement-based media.
http://verticalartisans.ning.com/

The Concrete Network
Billed as “Earth’s Largest Directory of Concrete Services”.  And I actually believe that I may actually believe it.
http://www.concretenetwork.com/

Ferrocement Educational Network
Paul Sarnstrom’s most excellent & informative website.  Great technical information & resources.
www.ferrocement.net/index.php

Sculptor.Org
This has gotta’ be the most comprehensive resource on the web for sculptors!
http://www.sculptor.org/Sculptors/Concrete.htm

The Geopolymer Institute
Here is one serious scientist’s view of how the pyramids were built.  He says they are not carved stone at all…but a type of cast-in-place concrete!
http://www.geopolymer.org/index.php?cat=8

The Monolithic Dome Institute
You want REALLY BIG, thin shell concrete?…Take a look
http://www.monolithic.com/

Green Home Building
According to Kermit…” it’s not easy being green”…but it’s very cool!  Artful too!
http://www.greenhomebuilding.com/pumicecrete.htm

Some Great ‘Tufa Designs From New Zealand
Hypertufa from the land that looks suspiciously like “Middle Earth”.
http://www.tufa.co.nz/

Steve Kornhers’ Fabulous Flying Concrete Pages
http://flyingconcrete.com/

Simply amazing architectural concrete work! And tons more links as well!