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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: Colored Precast Panels Brighten
Author(s): Scott S. Pickard
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 28-32
Keywords: architectural concrete; colored concrete;
colors (materials); concrete construction; concrete
finishes; decorating; earthquake resistant structures;
hollow core slabs; paints; precast concrete;
Abstract:A nine-story, 139-unit building for the elderly in Chicago’s Chinatown was built of totally precast concrete elements. Featuring shop-fabricated precast concrete ornamental panels coated in bright red and green aliphatic urethane colors, the building clearly reflects the Chinese culture of its tenants and the surrounding community.
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