The Decorative Concrete Council (DCC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), has announced its fifth annual Decorative Concrete Awards.
Sustainable soybean-based products are already used as protective coatings and curing agents, and some promising research suggests they may be effective for sealing pavement joints as well. When using greener products can improve concrete’s durability and extend its service life, it promotes truly sustainable construction.
Cities across America are making extra efforts to create pleasant, attractive, and useful public spaces to not only attract residents to live in downtown areas, but also to keep people there for a few extra hours when the workday is over.
The axiom about a chain being only as strong as its weakest link is particularly appropriate when constructing skyscrapers, which require pumping hundreds of tons of concrete through a pipeline system that begins at the hopper of a concrete pump located at grade level and reaches to the highest floors.
Drawing inspiration from African mud huts, Canadian artist Christopher Griffin transformed his newly renovated home into a four-sided canvas using concrete panels. The task of renovating a 1901 confectionery into a modern prairie style residence with a commercial extension required careful planning and a clear vision—and hand-carved concrete panels.
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