Design 
  Community 
  Architecture 
  Discussion 
 

Message - Re: Stone walls- a thought

    Responses | Architecture Forum | Architecture Students | Architecture Scrapbook | ArchitectureWeek    
   

Posted by  Manuel Oliveros on December 19, 2002 at 09:24:00:

In Reply to:  Re: Stone walls- a thought posted by d on December 19, 2002 at 08:31:09:

The kind of stone-wall you refer to is called in spanish "mampuesto" or "mampostería". The m before the p comes form a gramatical rule I bet, so it would be in reality "put by hand".

If you can give a look to

p.i.e.t. 70
prescripciones del instituto Eduardo Torroja
Obras de Fábrica

Has at least technical information on the classical ways to proceed.

Other than that is using the methods of modern wall prefabrication, and most surely only when the recommendations in such practice are followed you are going to get the neat appearance yoou seem to seek after washing of finishing. In this case I would look for

pci
architectural precast concrete
second edition

(precast-prestressed concrete institute)


Maybe a third and practical approach would be enlist the help of a stone masonry specialist in the zone you live in ... this is however less likely to be forthcoming, you planning do it yourself, but the stone seller himself may be willing to help with advice.

 
 
ArchitectureWeek     Search     Buildings     Architects     Types     Places     Pix     Free 3D Models     Store     Library

Search GreatBuildings.com by name of Building, Architect, or Place:   
Examples:  "Fallingwater",  "Wright",  "Paris"           Advanced Search

Responses:




Post a Response -

Name:
E-Mail:

Subject:


This is an archive page. Please post continuing discussion to the new Architecture Forums.

To post successfully to the new membership-based DesignCommunity Forums:

    1) Go to the new forums area.
    2) Register with a valid email address.
    3) Receive and respond to the confirmation email.
    4) Then login to the new forum system.



 

Special thanks to our Sustaining Subscribers including BuilderSpace.com .

Home | Great Buildings | CAD Outpost | DesignWorkshop | Free 3D | Gallery | Search | ArchitectureWeek
This document is provided for on-line viewing only. /discussion/24326.html