Architectural Concrete: Defects Demand Discretion

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Title: Architectural Concrete: Defects Demand Discretion

Author(s): John R. Smith

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 6

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 64-66

Keywords: acceptability; architectural concrete; specifications; structural design; surface defects; variations.

Date: 1/1/1984

Abstract:
Through a discussion of variations in architectural concrete finishes, specifications and shop drawings, and sample panels and mockups, the author provides guidance on what to expect in the way of surface defects, the necessity of accepting variations, and principles to follow in achieving good results.*