• Tilt-Up En Vogue In The Hayden Tract

    Tuesday, May 12, 2020

    text by Mitch Bloomquist photos by Iwan Baan Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA “Look around, and it is clear that tilt-up is having a moment, and with the design for the new Margo Leavin Graduate Art Studios at the University of California, Los Angeles, Johnston Marklee is proving that the humble material is anything […]

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  • Sowing the Seeds of Inclusivity and Reaping the Fruits of Diversity

    Monday, May 11, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Diversity has long been an asset and value of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association. From the beginning, the TCA has been composed of a diverse collection of professionals, and it continues to be so today. Inclusivity, though, has to be intentional. The formation of the TCA young professionals’ collaborative, Tilt-Up […]

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  • Tilt-Up Industry Influencers

    Monday, May 11, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA At a time when information seekers are often met with anonymous opinions, false rumors, and flat out lies, it is important to consider the contextual credibility of those offering advice. A recent study published in Science confirmed what many suspected: fake news and false rumors reach more people, penetrate […]

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  • The Nature of Tilt-Up Concrete and the Role of Sandblasted/Exposed Aggregate Finish

    Monday, May 11, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Douglas Kozel, AIA – KEE Architecture Inc. Tilt-up has characteristics that differentiate it from other types of construction, and it is these qualities that make it a unique and expressive way to build. We like to explore these characteristics, looking within the tilt-up technique itself, to create unique […]

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  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association Elects New Board, Scott Bunney Named President

    Monday, May 11, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA)announces Scott Bunney as president of the TCA Board of Directors, and the slate of directors for 2020. Scott Bunney, is the President and co-founder of KB Concrete Systems, Inc., a Colorado based commercial concrete construction company.  KB Concrete Systems, Inc. started operations in Denver, […]

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Industry Press

Feb
24

Tackling Winter Tilt-Up With Concrete Sensors

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by Shawn Hickey, CCS., GSC., FTCA The first question we always hear: “Can you build tilt-up panels in the winter?” Answer: “Of course we can, eh!” ACI 306R-16 (Guide to Cold Weather Concreting) states: “The conditions of cold weather concreting exist when the air temperature has fallen to, or […]

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Feb
21

Rain Screens: Tilt-Up Façade Options for Achieving Barrier Conditions

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by James Baty, FACI, FTCA What Is a Barrier Condition? Over the past few decades, building teams have increased their attention to the performance of the building envelope. This attention has prompted design professionals to seek critical solution information from manufacturers, contractors, and from the industries themselves, to learn […]

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Feb
20

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Call for Presentations for 2020 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Share your expertise with the tilt-up industry at the 2020 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, October 8-10, at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch in St. Louis, MO.  What topics is the TCA looking for? The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is looking for a wide array of topics that are […]

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Nov
12

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Seeks Participation In Regional Detail Study

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In an effort to better understand the myriad approaches to common tilt-up construction details (which vary from region to region), the Tilt-Up Concrete Association is calling on member architects, engineers and contractors to participate in a new study. The study, spearheaded by TCA’s new young professionals’ collaborative, TILT (Tilt-Up […]

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Nov
12

Tilt Wall Ontario Takes Lead on Massive Muskoka Bay Resort Expansion

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA New five-story condominium requires 381 panels, 13.4 million pounds of concrete, and one of Ontario’s largest cranes When it comes to premium accommodations, Muskoka Bay Resort is Ontario’s resident expert. The sprawling vacation property is well known for its luxurious private villas and lofts, as well as being known […]

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Nov
12

Tilt-Up’s Big Fish Celebrate In Atlanta

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Nearly six hundred of the tilt-up industry’s brightest gathered on September 27, 2019 to honor those organizations, people and projects that have successfully illustrated the variety, beauty and flexibility of tilt-up construction. The Tilt-Up Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete, was held at the world-famous Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, where […]

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Member News

Jan
28

Powers Brown Architecture Promotes AJ Breneman, AIA, RID to Principal

Houston, TX — (Jan. 22, 2019) . . . Powers Brown Architecture, an international professional services firm practicing architecture, interior design, programming and urban design, has promoted AJ Breneman, AIA, RID, to principal in the firm’s Houston office. She most recently served as a Senior Design Manager. “AJ came to Powers Brown Architecture fresh out […]

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Jan
28

MAX USA CORP. promotes James Sullivan to Sr. Midwest Sales Executive

For the last 4 years working for MAX James has consistently increased sales, achieved plan and drove business in his territory. “I really love working for MAX. We make awesome products and I feel honored and privileged to be recognized by the company for my efforts”, said James. MAX is a leading international manufacturer that […]

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Jan
19

XL Concrete Masonry Announces Chris Gosney as a New Partner

It is with great enthusiasm that XL Concrete Masonry announces Chris Gosney as a new partner to our XL family. XL Concrete Masonry formed 4 years ago with the combination of Michael Frazier’ s 35 years and Russell Bay’ s 25 years of experience in owning and operating Concrete and Masonry companies in Nevada and […]

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Jan
17

LJB Makes Strategic Acquisition in Louisville, KY

Ohio-based consulting firm expands its geospatial and site design services DAYTON, Ohio – January 17, 2019 – LJB Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Evans/Griffin, a highly respected civil engineering and surveying firm that has been serving the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro area for more than 30 years. The addition of the Evans/Griffin team […]

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Oct
29

Panels Are Up On The First 4-Story Tilt Office In Newfoundland – 20 Hebron Way

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA 20 Hebron Way, designed by Powers Brown Architecture, is a mixed-use 4-story building with approximately 25,000 sf of retail on the ground level and 75,000 of office on three levels above. The project breaks new ground as the first four-story office in Newfoundland. The challenge for this project was […]

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Oct
29

Megaslab™ Jointless Concrete System Eliminates Control Joint Issues

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Sinclair Construction Group has announced the launch of MEGASLAB™ Jointless Concrete System. The patent-pending formula in MEGASLAB features ground-breaking technology paired with powerful admixtures that create an incredibly dense and impermeable slab, eliminating the need for installing control joints and their associated costs. Because control joints lead to costly […]

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