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Embedded Thin Brick Veneer Design for Tilt-Up Panels

September 28 to January 1, 2025 Central Time

This seminar presents a general introduction of thin brick veneer and the tilt-up process, including a brief history with successful installation examples. Explanation of the product and code compliance based on tilt-up standards and compatible form liners as well as design capabilities with thin...

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Confluence Park

October 1 to January 1, 2025 Central Time

In March 2018, Confluence Park opened to the public in San Antonio, Texas. The product of over 10 years of development by the client, the San Antonio River Foundation, the project represents an important case study in design and construction innovation, especially in regards to tilt-up concret...

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Cloud Song Center

October 1 to January 1, 2025 Central Time

Thanks to a partnership with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRP-MIC), Scottsdale Community College is the only two-year public higher-education institution located on Native American Land. The recently completed Cloud Song Center meets the longstanding commitment of the College...

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Troubleshooting High-End Finishes

February 1 to January 1, 2025 Central Time

Tilt-up construction is revered as one of the most broadly applied construction systems. Part of the attraction is the palette of high-end finishes that continues to grow in all regions. Design and construction professionals not only must recognize the wide range of finishes and techniques that a...

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Leveraging the Strength of Tilt-Up to Achieve Playful Architecture

February 4 to January 1, 2025 Central Time

Sean Chen, AIA

Tilt-up concrete construction has unique properties that can be integrated into architectural design. This presentation will discuss techniques and methods used to achieve sustainable, functional and playful design at UCSD Spanos Athletic Performance Center.

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Poking Holes in the Box

February 5 to January 1, 2025 Central Time

Bart Shaw, FAIA

Completed in 2017, Fort Worth Camera has become an instant icon in Fort Worth. The site-cast concrete panels dominate the buildings facade with an unedited, natural concrete finish. 175 conical holes were cast into a 53 foot long, 16 foot high wall, placed just a few feet from the street give t...

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The Site Visit

Available On Demand starting Wednesday, May 12

Join architects from Lamar Johnson Collaborative on a project site visit as they review panel construction prior to casting. Learn what they’re looking for on these visits, how they document and communicate their findings, and how the development of extensive checklists carries lessons lear...

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Tilt-Up Future Think 3.0 - Session 3: Concrete (Updates)

May 25, 2022 from 12:00am to 12:00pm Central Time

Session 3 will features updates from two previous Tilt-Up Future Think participants who will discuss advancements, real-world applications, and adoption. Technologies featured include Helix Steel and CarbonCure.

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A New Generation of Tilt Wall Icons

May 25, 2022 from 12:00am to 12:00pm Central Time

Mitch Bloomquist

Despite the method’s stellar reputation as the world’s most efficient building system for big-box buildings, tilt-up construction has roots in serious architecture. Through exploration of tilt-up’s early-phase adoption, disruptions brought on by World War II, and significant ...

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Tilt-Up Future Think 3.0 - Session 1: Fabrication

May 25, 2022 from 12:20am to 12:00pm Central Time

Tsz Yan Ng

Patrick Bedarf

Session 1 will consist of three talks concerning ideas and technologies related to fabrication techniques. These talks will be followed by a panel discussion reflecting on their potential impact.

Alternative Forming | Forming Alternatives - innovations in concrete forming

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A Parametric Study of the New Diaphragm Design Force Methods

November 10, 2022 from 12:00am to 2:00am Central Time

John W Lawson

Since its introduction into U.S. building codes and standards, a single generally-accepted method has existed for determining seismic design forces on roof diaphragms. Recently, an alternate procedure was introduced in ASCE 7-16, and then an additional alternate procedure was introduced in ASCE 7...

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Achieving Net Zero Energy with Tilt Wall

December 1, 2022 from 11:00am to 12:00pm Central Time

Jesse Hunt

We’ve moved on from a time when small consumer decisions like using compostable straws could be considered an adequate response to address climate concerns. The stakes are high and the market is responding. In the wake of the pandemic, there is now unprecedented pressure on businesses acros...

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