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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: Suggestions on the Decorative Use of Concrete
Author(s): David C. Allison
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 202-216
Abstract:In the great new structural system represented by the steel and concrete frame, there has appeared a thing completely new under the sun in architecture. No structural innovation more radical has appeared before; none that at all compares in the rapdity of its growth or the extent and development of its use from the first small steel building of some thirty years ago, to the huge and varied structures that now soar into the clouds and cover acres of ground.
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