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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: A Look at Architectural Precast Concrete
Author(s): Robert W. Walton
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 62
Keywords: architectural concrete; concrete panels;
finishes; precast concrete.
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.
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