Suggestions on the Decorative Use of Concrete

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Title: Suggestions on the Decorative Use of Concrete

Author(s): David C. Allison

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 22

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 202-216

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1926

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.