"Deco-Tilt" with thin brick, block


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Title: "Deco-Tilt" with thin brick, block

Author(s): Edward J. Sauter

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 26

Issue: 6

Appears on pages(s): 84-87

Keywords: Tilt-up; brick facing; aesthetics.

Date: 6/1/2004

Many times owners desire options in building that blend into or enhance an area’s existing design theme. Site-cast tilt-up concrete construction has responded to such requirements with a variety of architectural innovations other than simple painting. From aesthetical features such as cornice lines and accent bands, to facade enhancements like thin brick, block, and stone, as well as a variety of textured coatings, architects now have numerous options with tilt-up concrete for creating appealing structures.