Concrete For General Architectural Use


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Title: Concrete For General Architectural Use

Author(s): Ely Jacques Kahn

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 35

Issue: 4

Appears on pages(s): 351-354

Keywords: none

Date: 4/1/1939

Why is concrete not more acceptable to the architect for general use. He is wary of prefabricated slabs for he asks why they crack, become frayed at the edges, are not waterproof, and soil easily. The concrete industry may have the answers to these questions and similar worries when concrete is considered for use in important buildings. Let the concrete men state their case and give the architect the benefrt of their advice.