Industrialized Concrete Construction for HUD

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Title: Industrialized Concrete Construction for HUD

Author(s): G. Robert Fuller

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 48

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 7-34

Keywords: bearing walls; collapse; concrete construction; concrete panels; continuity (structural); failure; high-rise buildings; industrialized buildings; loads (forces); masonry; precast concrete; prefabrication; project planning; residential buildings; standards

Date: 1/1/1975

Abstract:
This account of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) role in industrialized concrete construction is prefaced with a summary of the European experience, begun early in the 20th Century. . .The emphasis of the paper is on multifamily, highrise concrete construction; single-family residental construction is not addressed.