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 […]

Fort Worth Camera – Aperture Wall

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Bart Shaw, FAIA Photographs: Dror Baldinger, FAIA Fort Worth Camera, designed by Ibañez Shaw Architecture and built by Tim Pulliam of Concrete Work L.P., sits on Montgomery Street, a commercial corridor that lies between the Arlington Heights neighborhood and the Museum/Cultural District in Fort Worth, Texas. The Museum […]

Bringing Mars To Earth

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Luke Pinkerton, PE (ME), Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Helix Steel and Susan Foster-Goodman, Director of Strategic Initiatives, CTS Cement Introduction Imagine the valuable impact on the tilt-up industry if it were possible to reduce panel thickness by 20%, eliminate 70% or more of traditional rebar, and erect […]

The Advantages of PVC Reveals in Decorative Tilt-Up

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 […]

Gluing Down: Best Practices

Español | Translation By: Chad Bruce – President/Owner, GluDown, Inc. It is fair to say that the OSHA 1926.1153 ruling, effective since September 2017, has had a tremendous impact on the construction industry as a whole. In tilt-up, we have seen how this regulation has influenced and changed several aspects of the tilt process, from […]

Winter Tilt-Up in the Second City

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Text by Mitch Bloomquist Images by Matthew McFarland, M Studio West ST. MARK COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH OF CHICAGO BROKE GROUND ON THEIR BUILDING EXPANSION PROJECT IN DECEMBER OF 2014, RIGHT AT THE BEGINNING OF WINTER IN THE HEART OF THE MIDWEST. THEY CHOSE TO BUILD WITH TILT-UP […]

Class A Six-Story Texas Tilt

SIERRA PINES II, A SIX-STORY CLASS A TILT-UP OFFICE BUILDING IS THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN TEXAS. THE PROJECT IS SITUATED ON A SNUG 4-ACRE SITE LOCATED IN THE WOODLANDS, A 28,000-ACRE COMMUNITY IN SUBURBAN HOUSTON, TEXAS. By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association CLASS A TILT? Contrary to a once popular belief, class […]

Tilt-Up Potential Expressed

  By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association   The University of California San Diego (UCSD) needed office space, and they needed it fast.  With the new Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center set to open in 2011, the University was in dire need of space for the office, administrative, and clinical research activities supporting that facility and […]

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