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Adapting and Reuse of Concrete Structures

March 1, 2021 to March 1, 2021
Starting Time:   7:00 am EST
End Time:   12 am EST

ACI Concrete Convention
Atlanta , GA   United States
Sponsor(s): ACI 130, Sustainability of Concrete

Description:
Meeting: Technical session on “Adapting and Reuse of Concrete Structures” at the ACI Concrete Convention, October 17-21, 2021, Atlanta, GA, USA; sponsored by ACI Committee 130, Sustainability of Concrete.
Solicited: Papers are welcome on preservation and adaptive reuse as alternatives to the replacement of built structures in the pursuit of a sustainable built environment. Specific areas of interest include: 1) review of new trends and challenges in the field of adaptive reuse and how concrete plays an important role in creating sustainable solutions; 2) insights into innovative technical approaches that greatly improve the design process for preservation and adaptive reuse of structures; 3) discussion of the key environmental benefits and energy savings accrued when the adapt-and-reuse design approach is implemented; 4) understanding the social advantages of repurposing a place with a valued heritage; and 5) identification of proven techniques used to improve the load-carrying capacity of existing structures. Four to six presentations will be scheduled during a 2-hour session.
Requirements: 1) presentation/paper title; 2) author/speaker name(s), title, organization, mailing and e-mail address, and telephone number; and 3) abstract of 300 words.
Deadline: Abstracts are due by March 1, 2021.
Send to: Kimberly Kramer, Kansas State University, 240 Seaton Hall, Manhattan, KS, USA, 66506; e-mail: kramer@ksu.edu.
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For more information, contact:
Kimberly Kramer
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS    United States
Email: kramer@ksu.edu

        
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