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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Concrete For General Architectural Use
Author(s): Ely Jacques Kahn
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 351-354
Abstract: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.
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