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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: Comparative Cost and Maintenance of Various Types of Building Construction
Author(s): J.P.H. Perry
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 433-444
Abstract:The cost of an industrial building is not merely the sum of money paid to the architect and the builder for their services in designing and erecting the structure, but is actually this initial cost plus certain fixed annual charges which vary with the character of the building constructed. Ultimate cost is of extreme, though often lightly regarded, importance in determining the type of construction to be selected for a proposed factory or warehouse.
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