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Title: Slip Forming New York State World's Fair Pavilion
Author(s): Maurice Madison
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 755-762
Abstract:The New York Stote Pavilion at the 1964-1965 World’s fair in New York consists of two primary elements. The main exhibit structure which features 16 monolithic columns supporting a suspended roof of multicolored plastic. In con-junction with the exhibit structure are three concrete observation towers of 100, 180, and 230~ft heights. The columns and observation tower structures were erected by the slipform method. The construction procedure for these elements is described.
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