• 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

Nov
17

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Offers Tilt-Up Focused College Course Material

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – an international nonprofit organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – announces the availability of tilt-up focused college course material – Tilt-Up Academy. The association is offering free educational tools to engineering faculty desiring to incorporate up to six weeks […]

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Nov
17

Tilt-Up Concrete Construction Awareness Ramped Up In Emerging Countries

By: Mohamed Zaid, CEng. M. ASCE When compared to other durable building systems, tilt-up construction presents incredible value in emerging countries where new construction methods are being investigated. The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), through its partners, has been working to spread word of the great benefits tilt-up affords. TCA members have conducted free educational seminars […]

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Sep
1

Clayco Builds New Training Facility and Service Center in Ferguson, Mo Community

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group WORDS AND IMAGES: Mitch Bloomquist Centene, a Fortune 500 company and a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise, recently contracted Clayco to build their new service center and training facility in Ferguson, Missouri. This project aims to support the Ferguson community and provide new opportunities for residents in both […]

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Sep
1

Veneer Curtain Wall Changing Perceptions of Tilt-Up in Texas

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group WORDS: Jason Cooper, Senior Vice President, Arch-Con Construction IMAGES: Mark Johnson Veneer curtain wall technology is expanding architectural boundaries and changing perceptions of tilt-wall office construction among the brokerage community in Texas. A glass covering that mimics vision glass, the veneer curtain wall system is mounted directly […]

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Aug
25

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien to Present ‘Concrete and Abstract’ at Tilt-Up Convention

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, founding partners at Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners (TWBTA), will present Concrete and Abstract at the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) International Convention in New Brunswick, N.J. on Oct. 1, 2015. The talk will precede a dedication and tour of their newly designed Hurricane Sandy Memorial Pavilion. The talk […]

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Jul
28

Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects I Partners Designing Hurricane Sandy Memorial in New Jersey

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group New York firm Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners (TWBTA) was recently selected to design a memorial in New Jersey marking the community’s ongoing recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy. They join a team of design and construction professionals providing pro bono services for this cause. The […]

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Member News

Aug
18

Ironrock Capital’s METROBRICK Announces Vertical Wire Cut Texture

Ironrock Capital is proud to announce a significant change to their METROBRICK product’s wire cut finish. METROBRICK® has a new look to its wire cut finish, changing from a texture horizontally across the surface of the brick to vertical across the surface. The new direction better emulates the way a full brick would be manufactured. […]

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Jul
13

Contractor Introduces NJ Students To Design-Build Tilt Wall Construction Process

Students from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ spent a Saturday with two construction experts learning the basics and benefits of tilt-up construction. Bob Murray, Vice President and General Manager at Alston Construction and Gary Pascoe, Eastern Manager of Thermomass provided an introduction to the concept of Design-Build Tilt Wall construction to a master’s […]

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Jul
10

Seeberger Architecture Designs Warehouse and Distribution Facility in Houston’s Northwest Area

Huntington Industrial Partners, based in Denver, has joined with Cypressbrook Development Company, based in Houston, to develop a 168,425 square foot cross-dock warehouse and distribution facility in Houston’s Northwest area. Located in Humble, Texas within half a mile to Bush Intercontinental Airport, the building will have easy access to Houston’s Eastex Freeway, Sam Houston Parkway […]

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May
11

Carson Companies Breaks Ground on Warehouse in Houston

Carson Companies has broken ground on a 365,727 square foot cross-dock warehouse and distribution facility on Houston’s southeast side. Located in Bayport Industrial Park, the building will have easy access to Houston’s Barbour’s Cut and Bayport container terminals as well as the ship channel and petrochemical complex. “This project is a continuation of our strategy […]

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May
6

TCA Company Certification Recognizes and Improves Business Practices

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Company Certification program is entering its third year of existence and 8 companies have already been approved from the state of Washington to Nova Scotia, Canada and from Texas to Florida. Applicants have commented that the process was more rigorous and detailed […]

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Apr
20

Alston Construction is Recipient of the 2015 AGC National Construction Safety Excellence Award

Alston Construction Company has been named one of the nation’s safest construction companies when the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America awarded Alston first place in the AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Awards, the annual ranking of construction safety programs. Alston presented their outstanding leadership in safety and occupation health management, risk control, safety training, work […]

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