Tag: precast concrete
A residential and commercial tower under development in Brooklyn, N.Y., on the site of the former Domino Sugar Factory has its roots in research at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The tower’s white precast concrete façade evokes the form of a sugar crystal — a pattern created from 3D-printed molds.
DeSimone Consulting Engineers, a leading structural engineering firm with offices worldwide, completed the design of CitizenM Bowery, the tallest modular hotel in the United States.
AltusGroup, a North American collaborative of precast concrete manufacturers dedicated to innovation, has produced three, one-hour online continuing education sessions for architects and building teams.
The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Construction-Grade Thumbtacks: Anchorage of Cold-Formed Steel Framing to Precast, Post-Tensioned and Hollow-Core Concrete Structures” on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. EDT.
The National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council (OSCC) has three new implementation resources available to help industry professionals better understand and use off-site construction methods.
FAM Construction, LLC awarded Smith-Midland the contract to supply 900,000 square feet of SoftSound noise absorptive precast concrete sound wall panels for the I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes project in Northern Virginia.
CFSEI publishes technical note on attachment of CFS framing to precast, post-tensioned, and hollow-core...
The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) published a new Technical Note, “Attachment of Cold-Formed Steel (CFS) Framing to Precast, Post-Tensioned and Hollow-Core Concrete,” designated as Tech Note F502-18.
The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts needed a much larger space that would accommodate more students and deliver an enriching arts education experience. They found the perfect site in South Bethlehem, Pa., and precast concrete was determined to be the perfect construction material based on site location, project schedule, and desired aesthetic look for the building.
As part of Lake Washington School District’s new Redmond Elementary School project, Oldcastle Precast Auburn was contracted to supply several hundred precast concrete panel sections for two massive detention vaults for the school’s new stormwater conveyance system.
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