architectural concrete

architectural concrete

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(materials)
Concrete used for ornamentation or finish on exterior or interior surfaces of a building or other structure.

architectural concrete

1. Reinforced concrete used for structural and ornamental work.
2. In nonconcrete frame structures, the exposed concrete used for aesthetic effects.
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Contract notice: 300148105 tu kaiserslautern, new building lase - 18e0083 architectural concrete facade
DCC membership, he adds, includes benefits specifically tailored to decorative-concrete practitioners: professional safety program; telephone hotline providing answers to technical questions on decorative concrete design and construction; an annual international awards program showcasing the best in decorative and architectural concrete projects; and, opportunities to network with leading decorative concrete contractors, consultants and suppliers.
With 270 construction workers, engineers and managers on site, the steelwork for the massive structure has been completed, while the architectural concrete dome which forms the centrepiece of the project has been put in place, said the statement from the company.
The steelwork for the structure has been completed, while the architectural concrete dome that forms the centrepiece of the project has been put in place.
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 432 Park Avenue is a perfect square of architectural concrete ascending 1,396 feet to the top of the Manhattan skyline, offering unrivalled views.
The Center for Architecture Sarasota celebrates October as Architecture and Design Month, featuring exclusive exhibits, a lecture with Toshiko Mori, a walking tour through 130 years of architectural history, an Atelier Talk with Jake Brady on architectural concrete and functional art, daily design inspiration, and much more.
The library building includes 28,000 cubic yards of structural, cast-in-place architectural concrete and an additional 15,000 cubic yards of non-architectural structural concrete.
The architectural concrete structures that are part of the buildings are pieces of art in themselves.
Other winners: The Young Business of the Year (High Growth) - Bedwas-based architectural concrete manufacturer Specialist Precast Products; Best Business with fewer than 25 Employees - Abercarn-based prototyping specialists Drumlord; Young Achiever's Award - Sarah Bruton, managing director of Captiva Spa and Lounge in Caerphilly.
Prior to West Coast Precast, he worked for Florida Cast Stone Co, which manufactured architectural concrete products and installed projects from Florida to the mid-west United States.
This distributor represents several product lines related to Decorative & Architectural Concrete industries.
Interior surfaces in the Price Center consist of exposed structural concrete, architectural concrete, mahogany paneling, and ipe flooring.
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