The Development of Precast Exposed Aggregate Concrete Cladding: The Legacy of John J. Earley and the Implications for Preservation Philosophy
This thesis seeks to explore the development of a building material with regards to its durability and production. It does so in the examination of the advances in material understanding and technique with regards to a unique twentieth century material – precast exposed aggregate concrete. Tested, refined and later patented by craftsman John J.
Now on display at Hagerty Library, student-made artists books from Professor Walter Moleski's Philosophy of Architecture class. These innovative books can be considered an art form in themselves, as well as a compelling support for each students' argument.