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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: Recommendations for Casting Inclined Columns
Author(s): Britez, C.: Pacheco, J.; Bueno, S.; and Helene, P.
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 43-48
Keywords: finish, bughole, mockup, SCC
Abstract:The new Museu da Imagem e do Som (Museum of Image and Sound) headquarters is being built in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In this bold design, the structure incorporates a vertical boulevard, with seven stories, a continuous external promenade, and a display of sequential ramps and floors. With architectural concrete finishes specified for its unique forms and oblique lines, this building’s superstructure presented some special challenges—especially for the construction of inclined columns with high-performance concrete.
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