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Title: Forming Economical Concrete Buildings--Westbury Condominium, Honolulu, Hawaii
Author(s): Stephen Timpson and James M. Henry
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 201-218
Keywords: concrete construction; formwork (construction); high-rise buildings; reinforced concrete; slipform construction; structural design; tower cranes; General
Abstract:The Westbury Condominium Project is a forty story reinforced concrete tower surrounded by a five-story garage. The horizontal dimensions of the tower are only 41 x 41 ft. The design and construction management team worked within rigid parking, set-back, and height restrictions to produce a marketable building design on a difficult site in a heavily developed area. The contractor used time-lapse film analysis, video observation and an ongoing work crew training and motivation program to achieve a sustained 1.25 working day per tower floor construction cycle.
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