Kōrero: Building materials

Auckland synagogue

Auckland synagogue

In 1886 this former synagogue on Princes Street, Auckland, was built of poured concrete, using Roche lime produced locally near Warkworth. The mass concrete was then rendered internally and externally, a common finish for concrete buildings at the time.

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Private collection
Photograph by Jeremy Salmond

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Jeremy Salmond, 'Building materials - Cement and concrete', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25110/auckland-synagogue (accessed 27 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Jeremy Salmond, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010