A Look at Architectural Precast Concrete

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Title: A Look at Architectural Precast Concrete

Author(s): Robert W. Walton

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 3

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 62

Keywords: architectural concrete; concrete panels; finishes; precast concrete.

Date: 12/1/1981

Abstract:
Precast concrete provides many design opportunities for the creation of original architectural masterpeices. Formerly, architectural trends were dominated by steel and glass type high-rise construction, but in recent years there has been a major shift to precast concrete. Examples of outstanding ar-chitectural achievement with precast are evidenced throughout the nation.