Recommendations for Casting Inclined Columns


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Title: Recommendations for Casting Inclined Columns

Author(s): Britez, C.: Pacheco, J.; Bueno, S.; and Helene, P.

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 38

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 43-48

Keywords: finish, bughole, mockup, SCC

Date: 3/1/2016

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.