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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 Architectural Theory of Concrete Design
Author(s): Frederick L. Ackerman
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 257-262
Abstract:At the outset it seems no more than fair to explain that I do not wish to pose as an expert in the field of concrete design. Experience in the design of structures where concrete has been employed in both a structural and decorative sense has been limited. Concrete comes into view of the architect as one of an ever increasing list of building materials with which he has to deal.
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