Designing with GFRC in the Modern Space

Earn 1 AIA LU

The purpose of this presentation is to give an introduction to GFRC (glass-fiber reinforced concrete), including the virtues and benefits seen when choosing to work with this material for the fabrication of residential or commercial furnishings. The course does this by exploring a common GFRC application – countertops – while discussing the pros and cons of utilizing GFRC while comparing and contrasting it to a variety of other stone products.

Learning Objectives:

  • A brief history of concrete and GFRC
  • A comparison between typical concrete and GFRC
  • An explanation of what GFRC is and the process to create GFRC products
  • A comparison between GFRC and other forms of stone
  • An explanation of what applications GFRC should and should not be used in
  • Matt Tighe
    Sales Director
    Trueform Concrete, LLC
  • Samuel Medina
    Executive Editor/Moderator
    The Architect's Newspaper

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Sep 22


1:00 pm in Eastern Time