Advantages and Disadvantages of the Concrete House


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Title: Advantages and Disadvantages of the Concrete House

Author(s): John E. Conzelman

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 14

Issue: 6

Appears on pages(s): 392-397

Keywords: none

Date: 6/1/1918

It will be necessary to define just what is meant by the term "concrete house" as it is here used. We are accustomed to speak of brick houses, stone houses or frame houses, the distinction being based on the construction used for the exterior walls. Similarly a concrete house could be classified as one with concrete walls. In such a case, the walls might be built of concrete blocks, of concrete poured in place, of unit construction, or of the plastered type of construction.