You Can Raise the Roof With Concrete

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Title: You Can Raise the Roof With Concrete

Author(s): Nelson A. Faerver

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 59

Issue: 8

Appears on pages(s): 1047-1054

Keywords: none

Date: 8/1/1962

Abstract:
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.