Berta De Miguel Alcalá's scientific contributions

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New York City gathers one the highest concentrations of historic buildings built between 1850 to 1940 in the world, being one of the hubs for the modern architecture heritage. These buildings, some of them among the tallest, were built with design systems, materials and construction techniques which are no longer in use. The role of the preservatio...


... Initially, concrete was a secondary material, used mainly for planters and small objects [1]. By the end of the 19th century, RC was used as structural construction material for not only for modest buildings but for the early skyscrapers [2,3]. By the turn of the century, RC became a primary construction system. ...