Title: You Can Raise the Roof With Concrete
Author(s): Nelson A. Faerver
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1047-1054
A description of the design and construction of a shell roof for a residence. The eight-section roof, cast on thesite, presented the designerswith some interesting public relations problems. The idea in addition to those normal to construction. of placing 88 tons Of precast concrete overhead was too novel for residents O f the smal I Florida resort community to accept immediately. The roof covers 3360 sq ft and is 4 in. thick.