Tilt-Up En Vogue In The Hayden Tract

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 […]

Sowing the Seeds of Inclusivity and Reaping the Fruits of Diversity

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 […]

Tilt-Up Industry Influencers

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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, […]

A New Model for Engagement

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In 2015, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association Board of Directors made the decision to dissolve all standing committees. This is not uncommon. Many boards employ a zero-based committee structure where each year begins with a clean committee slate. The goal is to avoid stagnation and stay flexible and future-oriented, while […]

New Online TCA Account Access Interface

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Nearly 20 percent of the TCA’s web traffic, which amounts to thousands of page views, comes from visitors researching companies associated with tilt-up construction — people looking up a member in the directory and viewing member profile pages. To best capitalize on this exposure, it is critical that your […]

TCA Publishes Tech Note on Tilt-Up Lifting Timelines using Reactive Bondbreakers

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Members may download a complimentary copy of the full tech note here. As anyone involved in any facet of construction can attest, rare is the occasion when a project proceeds from beginning to end without some sort of adjustment to the schedule. From weather-related interruptions to regulatory issues, any number of unforeseen, […]

Tomorrow Will Be Different Than Today or Yesterday

by Kimberly J Corwin, FTCA For those of you that know me, you also know that “Change is Constant” is one of my favorite phrases.  We have a constant reminder of this on a plaque that hangs in our house that my husband has had forever, it reads “It’s what you do next that matters […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces 2020 Tilt-Up Project and Professional Honors Call for Entry

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA 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 a call for entries for the 2020 Tilt-Up Awards. Each year, the TCA honors those organizations, people and projects that successfully […]

TCA Announces “Collective Position on Temporary Construction Site Shutdown Procedures”

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Shutting down any construction site at any point in the construction process requires the construction team to assess and address potential risks associated with an unoccupied jobsite. Shutting down a tilt-up jobsite, particularly during, or immediately following, the erection of wall panels presents a unique set of challanges that […]

New Book Presents Tilt-Up Design Procedure With Potential Economic Benefits

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association announces the availability of Limit Design of Tilt-Up: Practical Applications of Nonlinear Static Analysis to the In-Plane Seismic Design of Tilt-Up Panels by Timothy W. Mays, Ph.D., P.E. The Limit Design procedure that is developed and formally presented in this design guide meets the strength […]

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