• Engage, Support & Inspire

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Lindsey Bloomquist Images: Francisco Vera The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is committed to engaging, supporting and inspiring students across the globe who are interested in the tilt-up building system. To fulfill this commitment, the TCA offers a wide variety of resources to aid student projects, connect them with […]

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  • Lake|Flato – Francis Parker School

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Mitch Bloomquist, Executive Director, Tilt-Up Concrete Association Images: Paul Hester, Hewitt Garrison, Frank Ooms Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational college preparatory day school for students in junior kindergarten through grade 12. Founded in 1912, the school is located in San Diego, California. Parker’s mission is […]

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  • The Advantages of PVC Reveals in Decorative Tilt-Up

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Tom Bozzano, Tilt-Up Market Segment Manager, Nox-Crete Products Group Since the Romans built the aqueducts – and probably even before that – builders have been using a variety of masonry techniques to add decorative detail to the facades of their structures. Textured surfaces, or rustication, add visual interest […]

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  • Training for the Future

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Robert Werthamer, AIA LEED AP, Zyscovich Architects Images: Steven Brooke Studios Brightline, formerly All Aboard Florida, is resurrecting the passenger rail service that spearheaded the original development along Florida’s Eastern Seaboard. Brightline was designed by SOM in association with Zyscovich Architects. The stations here represent the first of […]

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  • Revised TCA Guideline For Temporary Wind Bracing

    Wednesday, April 25, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces the availability of the completely revised TCA Guideline for Temporary Wind Bracing of Tilt-Up Concrete Panels During Construction version 18.1. This release supersedes all previous versions. Version 18.1 of this guideline, updated by Joseph J. Steinbicker, P.E., S.E., FTCA, incorporates the […]

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Industry Press

Apr
24

TCA Conducting Tilt-Up Market Analysis

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is conducting research on tilt-up industry market trends and developments in the U.S. and Canada. From 1995 through 2008 the TCA tracked the volume of tilt-up in the United States and Canada. The industry grew from 332.5 million square feet of tilt-up construction in 1995 to 790.1 million square feet […]

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Apr
10

World’s Largest Tilt-Up Building Under Construction In Houston, Texas

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Daikin Industries, Ltd., the leading global manufacturer in heating, cooling and refrigerant products, is expanding its Goodman operations in the United States by constructing a new state-of-the-art business campus outside of Houston, Texas. The new $417-million campus, designed by Powers Brown Architecture (architect) and LJB Inc. (engineer), […]

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Apr
6

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Education Partners For Fall Convention

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces Stevens Institute of Technology, Alston Construction Company, Inc and World of Concrete as education partners for the 2015 Annual Convention in New Brunswick, N.J on Sept. 29 – Oct. 1. Each year, the TCA holds an Annual Convention in a different […]

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Mar
26

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Call For Entries

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a non-profit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – has announced the call for entries for the 25th installment of the Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. Established by the TCA in 1992, […]

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Mar
10

Why You Should Personally Invite Your Competition To Join The TCA

THE TCA MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE HAS IDENTIFIED FOUR PROVERBS SUGGESTING IT IS BETTER TO WORK WITH EACH OTHER RATHER THAN AGAINST EACH OTHER. KEEP YOUR FRIENDS CLOSE, BUT YOUR ENEMIES CLOSER Michael Corleone, in The Godfather Part II (1974), written by Mario Puzo & Francis Ford Coppola, said, “My father taught me many things here — […]

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Jan
27

Tilt-Up Education at Big-05, Dubai

By: Mohamed Zaid, CEng. M. ASCE, Senior Structural Engineer, Associate member – ACI-551 / ACI-423 The Big-05 exhibition is an event that is held annually in Dubai and many other cities around the world. The event attracts architects, engineers, interior designers and other key buyers. The Big-05 includes CPD (Continuing professional development) certified workshops, and […]

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Member News

Aug
18

Ironrock Capital’s METROBRICK Announces Vertical Wire Cut Texture

Ironrock Capital is proud to announce a significant change to their METROBRICK product’s wire cut finish. METROBRICK® has a new look to its wire cut finish, changing from a texture horizontally across the surface of the brick to vertical across the surface. The new direction better emulates the way a full brick would be manufactured. […]

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Jul
13

Contractor Introduces NJ Students To Design-Build Tilt Wall Construction Process

Students from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ spent a Saturday with two construction experts learning the basics and benefits of tilt-up construction. Bob Murray, Vice President and General Manager at Alston Construction and Gary Pascoe, Eastern Manager of Thermomass provided an introduction to the concept of Design-Build Tilt Wall construction to a master’s […]

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Jul
10

Seeberger Architecture Designs Warehouse and Distribution Facility in Houston’s Northwest Area

Huntington Industrial Partners, based in Denver, has joined with Cypressbrook Development Company, based in Houston, to develop a 168,425 square foot cross-dock warehouse and distribution facility in Houston’s Northwest area. Located in Humble, Texas within half a mile to Bush Intercontinental Airport, the building will have easy access to Houston’s Eastex Freeway, Sam Houston Parkway […]

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May
11

Carson Companies Breaks Ground on Warehouse in Houston

Carson Companies has broken ground on a 365,727 square foot cross-dock warehouse and distribution facility on Houston’s southeast side. Located in Bayport Industrial Park, the building will have easy access to Houston’s Barbour’s Cut and Bayport container terminals as well as the ship channel and petrochemical complex. “This project is a continuation of our strategy […]

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May
6

TCA Company Certification Recognizes and Improves Business Practices

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Company Certification program is entering its third year of existence and 8 companies have already been approved from the state of Washington to Nova Scotia, Canada and from Texas to Florida. Applicants have commented that the process was more rigorous and detailed […]

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Apr
20

Alston Construction is Recipient of the 2015 AGC National Construction Safety Excellence Award

Alston Construction Company has been named one of the nation’s safest construction companies when the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America awarded Alston first place in the AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Awards, the annual ranking of construction safety programs. Alston presented their outstanding leadership in safety and occupation health management, risk control, safety training, work […]

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