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Architects' Day Session, Part 2 of 2

Tuesday, October 19, 2021  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Our over-arching theme is “The Evolution of Concrete” where we will discuss sustainability, labor trends, and admixture/reinforcement, design and how they overlap and impact each other.
Learning Objectives:
(1) Report on the technology, science, and artistry of concrete stain;
(2) Discuss the advantages of using concrete and masonry stain in conjunction with formliners to realistically simulate traditional building materials;
(3) Identify the types of formliners and what is acceptable for different types of projects;
(4) Review the sustainability and costs of formliners.

This session has been approved by AIA and ICC for 2 PDHs (0.2 CEUs). Please note: You must attend the live session for the entire duration to receive credit. On-demand sessions do not qualify for PDH/CEU credit.


Color Solutions for Concrete

Presented By: Dan McBride
Affiliation: Nawkaw
Description: The technology, science, and artistry of concrete Stain.


The Use and Advantages of Formliners as a Replacement for More Traditional Building Materials and Best Practices

Presented By: Layne Chastain
Affiliation: US Formliner
Description: This 45-minute presentation covers the use and advantages of formliners as a replacement for more traditional building materials, as well as current practices, and photographs of recent projects. Among the topics covered are the following: • Types of formliners and the projects for which each type is best suited. • The advantages of using concrete and masonry stain in conjunction with formliners to realistically simulate traditional building materials. • Use of formliners for outside and inside projects. • Sustainability of formliners • Cost advantages of using formliners.

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