100 Years of Concrete Building Construction in the United States

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Title: 100 Years of Concrete Building Construction in the United States

Author(s): Edward Cohen and Raymond D. Heun

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 1

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 38-46

Keywords: architectural concrete; buildings; construction materials; hangars; history; houses.

Date: 3/1/1979

Abstract:
To obtain a perspective of the fantastic output of concrete buildings over the past 100 years, several projects from this period which are of historical and technical significance are reviewed. The concrete industry must continue to come up with new concepts and methods of construction. The future promises more competition and more rapid changes than the industry has ever known.