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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: From Genesis to Revelation
Author(s): Steven Hill
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 34-39
Keywords: cement, concrete, metal, cold joint, rust
Abstract:Concrete sculptures in the Garden of Eden, a historic folk art site in Lucas, KS, recently have been restored by the Kohler Foundation. The site was created between 1907 and 1928 and now draws about 8000 visitors a year. The article discusses the artist, Samuel P. Dinsmoor; his motivations and methods; the site’s tenuous history; and the processes used to return the unique artwork to its original brilliance.
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