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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: The Strength of Circles
Author(s): Deborah R. Huso
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 33-35
Keywords: post-tensioned, precast, concrete, shoring
Abstract:Tokyo-based design firm nendo created a new plaza, called CoFuFun, in the small town of Tenri, Nara, Japan. The plaza features five discs, placed at four different heights, each with concentric stairs that also act as benches and amphitheater seating. The precast manufacturer created the discs by casting precast concrete pieces as giant pizza slices. Each disc comprises up to 37 different pieces (slices).
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