• 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

Sep
1

Tilt-Up as a Re-Emerging Design Technology

By: Mitch Bloomquist, Tilt-Up Concrete Association and Jeffrey Brown, Powers Brown Architecture As a low cost, low technology building system, Tilt-Up concrete construction has become one of the fastest growing solutions used to meet current industry wide budget constraints. This is no subtlety – it represents a grass roots insurgency on the part of low […]

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Sep
1

Citadel Enters Uncharted Territories with Charter School and Tilt-Up

By: Kimberly Corwin, A.H. Harris Construction Supplies Glenn Doncaster, an avid sailor, knows that if you’re in uncharted waters, you are in a situation that is unfamiliar to you, that you have no experience of and don’t know what might happen. This was the case as Citadel Contractors recently took on the widest known panel […]

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Jul
15

AML Inc. Creates Subterranean Training Complex for US Army

The Muscatatuck Urban Training Complex (MUTC) Subterranean Trainer, originally conceived as a precast pipe tunnel system, is an underground Tilt-Up structure consisting of a maze of 1,111 lineal feet of tunnel. To achieve the earthen look and feel the U.S. Army was after, AML Inc. proposed using Tilt-Up. The panels were cast with a natural […]

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Jul
11

SEAKM Holds Informative Seminar on Building Collapses in Wake of Joplin Tornado

On June 29th, the Structural Engineers Association of Kansas & Missouri (SEAKM) held their monthly meeting on the Kansas University, Edwards Campus in Overland Park, KS.  The presenter for this meeting was Thomas F. Heausler, P.E. and his topic was Structural Damage to Buildings due to the May 22, 11 Tornado in Joplin, MO. Due to […]

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Jun
6

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Spearheads Design and Construction of Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial

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 construction method – along with the Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation Department and the Concrete Promotional Group of Kansas City is very proud to be spearheading the design and construction of […]

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Mar
1

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Availability of Video on AFRL Blast Research

TCA has announced the availability of a video discussing the findings from research with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). In conjunction with the Portland Cement Association (PCA), the wall tests series define the resistance and failure mode of standard Tilt-Up concrete insulated sandwich walls subjected to Department of Defense (DoD) compliant forces. “The video […]

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Member News

Sep
1

Citadel Enters Uncharted Territories with Charter School and Tilt-Up

By: Kimberly Corwin, A.H. Harris Construction Supplies Glenn Doncaster, an avid sailor, knows that if you’re in uncharted waters, you are in a situation that is unfamiliar to you, that you have no experience of and don’t know what might happen. This was the case as Citadel Contractors recently took on the widest known panel […]

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Jul
22

Thermomass Announces New Hire

Thermomass ®, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce Bob Bertig has joined the company as South East Region Sales Manager. Bob will have the primary responsibility of managing Thermomass’ South East Region which includes the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and North and South Carolina. “Bob has been […]

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Jul
15

AML Inc. Creates Subterranean Training Complex for US Army

The Muscatatuck Urban Training Complex (MUTC) Subterranean Trainer, originally conceived as a precast pipe tunnel system, is an underground Tilt-Up structure consisting of a maze of 1,111 lineal feet of tunnel. To achieve the earthen look and feel the U.S. Army was after, AML Inc. proposed using Tilt-Up. The panels were cast with a natural […]

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Jun
30

A.H. Harris Announces New President

West Hartford, CT – Bob Parsons, Chairman and CEO of A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., announced the promotion of Kimberly Corwin, from Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, to President. Kimberly Corwin has more than 20 years in the concrete construction industry. She began her career in Iowa at Composite Technologies Corporation. She joined Hughes Supply in […]

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Jun
1

Member Profile: VLMK Consulting Engineers

By: Wendy Ables, Constructive Communication, Inc. Founded in 1970, VLMK Consulting Engineers has always had a primary emphasis on providing quality consulting structural engineering services. The firm is committed to providing safe, economical and functional design. “Our focus on providing creative design solutions with an attention-to-detail and meeting critical timelines has made our staff one […]

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Mar
1

Member Profile: Sunshine Structures, Inc.

By: Wendy Ables, Constructive Communication, Inc. As a member of the CON/STEEL Alliance, Sunshine Structures, Inc. has positioned itself as a leading Tilt-Up construction firm in the southeast. With headquarters located in Lehigh Acres, Fla., the firm has offices in New Orleans, La., Columbus, Ga. and Raleigh, N.C. They also have the ability to effectively […]

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