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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: 100 Years of Concrete Building Construction in the United States
Author(s): Edward Cohen and Raymond D. Heun
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 38-46
Keywords: architectural concrete; buildings; construction
materials; hangars; history; houses.
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.
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