Concrete

Courtesy Penn Medicine

July 13, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The pour created the foundation for the Foster + Partners-designed Pavilion on Penn Medicine’s Ca...

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Pixabay Public Domain

July 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Not only has the concrete stood the test of time, but it has actually become stronger.

June 13, 2017 |
Architect and materials guru Blaine Brownell reveals emerging trends and applications that are trans... read more
June 13, 2017 |
Graham Cranston shares SGH’s efforts to take hold of its project data using mathematical optimizatio... read more
| May 31, 2017 | Fabcon

With brownsites, the real trouble lies in the unseen: namely the hazardous substances, pollutants...

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Rendering courtesy C.F. Møller

May 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

C.F. Møller’s design was selected as the winner of a competition organized by Riksbyggen in Väste...

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Photo courtesy Bart van Hoek, Attika Architekten.

April 25, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The emoji building is part of a larger mixed-use development built around a 150-year-old oak tree...

April 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The concrete contains unique colors, aggregates, and textures.

Fabcon Precast worked with Hy-Vee to create a custom finish to help differentiate the stores and create a more premium feel to the stores.

| April 04, 2017 | Fabcon

Fabcon has worked closely with Hy-Vee’s architects and designers to produce a custom finish for t...

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| March 08, 2017 | NUDURA Inc.

Research provides evidence that schools throughout North America are moving toward greener and he...

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PIxabay Public Domain

January 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The American Institute of Steel Construction contends that the steel industry is a “world leader”...

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Photo Credit: Douglas Levere, University at Buffalo.

December 05, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is currently under development by a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Buffalo.

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LA Fitness is just one of Fabcon’s repeat customers.

| November 11, 2016 | Fabcon

It’s difficult for other construction methods to match Fabcon’s speed, especially when weather is...

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Pixabay Public Domain

October 12, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The high energy-consuming material can be made more sustainably.

August 02, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The campaign asserts that not enough is known about CLT in construction

Photo: Torre Reforma/Arup

July 20, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Double-V hangers and irregularly spaced gaps allow the structure to bend.

 

Photo: Vimeo

June 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 3D concrete printing industry is expected to more than double in size within the next five ye...

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American Concrete Institute releases new Guide to Shotcrete

Shotcrete. Photo: Raimond Spekking/Wikimedia Commons.

June 13, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contibuting Editor

Includes information on application procedures, testing.

 

Photo: Washington State Dept of Transportation/Creative Commons.

June 07, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New curing monitoring techniques included.

 

MIT study: Microscopic structure of natural materials can inspire better concrete

Photo: BEV Norton/Creative Commons

June 01, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Bones and sea sponges are highly organized at the molecular level, while concrete consists of ran...

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March 28, 2016 | BD+C Editors

The hat truss-supported office tower was topped off in January, rising 25 stories above the Salt...

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Photo: Scott Schrage, University Communications/University of Nebraska

January 27, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The de-icing concrete uses an electrical current to generate heat to keep roads safer during wint...

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Photo Credit: © Amalgamma

January 25, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The team's Fossilized project allows for structures that are more varied and volumetric than othe...

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Photo: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

January 20, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger and CW Keller use 3D modeling and CNC machining to advance concrete...

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The precast concrete technique was implemented on the South High Rises project at Ohio State University. Photo: Sasaki Associates

January 20, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Its double-angle cladding anchor maintains the air/water/vapor barrier integrity and continuous i...

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Concrete innovation: voided biaxial slab slashes weight, saves concrete

Photo: Mortensen 

January 19, 2016 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

System reduces slab dead load by 30% on medical clinic project

The world’s best concrete buildings

Syndey Opera House. Photo: Mauro De Carvalho/Creative Commons

January 15, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Large and small, some of the most iconic structures of all time were made of the composite buildi...

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Elevator, Magnet Elevator, High Rise, ThyssenKrupp, Germany, Rottweil

The tower's location in Rottweil, Germany, was selected because of its proximity to roughly 10,000 engineering students in area universities. Photos courtesy ThyssenKrupp

August 05, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor

The 761-foot concrete tower will enable the manufacturer to test its maglev elevator prototypes....

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Zaha Hadid, Messner Mountain Museum Corones, Reinhold Messner, Italy, mountain, Dolomites

Photo: Unveiling of the new Messner Mountain Museum Corones. All photos courtesy Messner Mountain Museum

July 28, 2015 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The museum, dedicated to legendary mountaineer Reinhold Messner, is embedded within Mount Kronpla...

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Suburban L.A. high school battles moisture-soaked flooring

The floor was reinforced with 2170 FC resin that was saturated into heavy mesh fiberglass.

| May 18, 2015 | AC Tech

School officials had to take action when popped flooring created trip hazards

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