The introduction of prestressed concrete in Portugal: Teixeira Rego

Clara Pimenta do Vale, Maria da Luz Braga Sampaio, Rui Póvoas

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Abstract

This paper addresses the professional career of António Teixeira Rêgo, Portuguese engineer, born in 1906, died in 1967. Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, he combined teaching and research activities with intense professional practice, working with the most important northern architects and being connected to
some of the most notable works of the city of Porto, such as the Passos Manuel garage, the Coliseu do Porto, or the Casa de Serralves. He was responsible for the introduction of prestressed and light prefabrication technology in Portugal, discussing his experiences in international forums.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHistory of Construction Cultures
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 7th International Congress on Construction History (7ICCH 2021), July 12-16, 2021, Lisbon, Portugal
EditorsJoão Mascarenhas-Mateus, Ana Paula Pires, Manuel Marques Caiado, Ivo Veiga
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherCRC Press
Pages554-561
Number of pages8
Volume1
ISBN (Electronic)9781003173359
ISBN (Print)9781032002026
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022
Event7th International Congress on Construction History - Lisboa, Portugal
Duration: 12 Jul 202116 Jul 2021
https://7icch.org/
http://www.7icch.org/

Conference

Conference7th International Congress on Construction History
Abbreviated title7ICCH
Country/TerritoryPortugal
CityLisboa
Period12/07/2116/07/21
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