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Title: On The Work Of The Committee On Architectural Concrete Of The Exposed Aggregate Type And The Thomas Alva Edison Memorial Tower

Author(s): John J. Earley

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 34

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 589-602

Keywords: none

DOI: 10.14359/8470

Date: 5/1/1938

Recounts duties and history of the committee on Architectural Concrete of the Exposed Aggregate Tvoe. Describes the Edison Memorial Tower and includes details of aggregate selection, necessary to secure desisned color effect. Use of architectural concrete facing slabs as formwork is discussed and llustrated. Problem of aggregate size and graduation is presented and reference made to the work of Feret in this field.