• Building Community: The Blackhawk Church Project

    Friday, September 4, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Written by Abby Luchsinger, member of Blackhawk Church Photos by C&N Photography “Building a community to reach a community” is the abbreviated mission statement of Blackhawk Church in Madison, Wisconsin. Similarly, the mission for the design-build team led by Newcomb Construction and KEE Architecture, the companies hired to construct […]

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  • Tilt-Up Expo To Feature Architectural Finishes Pavilion

    Friday, September 4, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Projects incorporating high-end architectural finishes have become quite common in the tilt-up industry. A look at recent years’ tilt-up achievement award winners demonstrates the variety and sophistication possible when using formliner, think brick, stain, and other technologies to deliver unique building façades. The Tilt-Up Convention and Expo in 2020 […]

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  • Mastering the Mockup

    Friday, September 4, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by Amy Luchun AIA, LEED AP and Ben Revelle, RA, LEED AP Managing expectations is often at the core of a successful project. In construction, with real space, time, money, and people involved, managing expectations means considering the full context within which the project is to be constructed, and […]

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  • TCA Launches High-End Finishes Task Group

    Friday, September 4, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Board of Directors has initiated the formation of a task group charged with refining conversations and practices surrounding the employment of various high-end finishes for tilt-wall applications. “With ever-expanding opportunities for tilt-up construction, the evolution of high-end finishes available for tilt-wall panels is becoming increasingly […]

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  • The 2020 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo is Going Virtual, but will Remain Human.

    Friday, September 4, 2020

    We’re looking forward to welcoming you not in the same way, but with the same professionalism, energy, authenticity and gusto that you’ve come to expect. We’re doing so with the support of generous and enthusiastic sponsors and exhibitors, talented and collaborative presenters, and leadership dedicated to advancing this association and industry through this time to […]

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Industry Press

Nov
6

Building the Future – Students Participate in Tilt-Up Demonstration

Over 140 students at Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas, participated in the nation’s first college-level “tilt-up” concrete panel demonstration over the last two semesters at the Kansas Technology Center. Seth O’Brien, an instructor in the Department of Construction Management and Construction Engineering Technologies, organized the lab activity as part of his concrete methods courses. He […]

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Nov
1

Nordic Naturals is First NSF Certified Dietary Supplement Company in the U.S. to Build LEED® Gold Certified Facility

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 — It’s official: Nordic Naturals® has become the first NSF certified supplier and marketer of dietary supplements in the US to build a new LEED® Gold certified facility. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), is an internationally recognized green building certification system that promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability. […]

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Oct
3

Creative Ventilation Breathes Potential into Rec Center

An inventive green approach to Tilt-Up concrete is one reason CSU East Bay runs without an active heating system. Inspired by the water-filled trombe walls of the 1960s, designers paired the idea of gaining and releasing heat with tilt-up concrete, the most cost-effective construction technology, and designed something which has never been done before — […]

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Oct
1

Certified Advantage

By: Ed Sauter | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Differentiating your company from the competition is critical to securing work. Although many assume price is the way to stand out, it’s a risky proposition to gain work solely on being the lowest bidder. Many savvy contractors realize the importance of selling work on expertise and experience. One […]

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Sep
1

Standing Strong

By Ed Sauter, Executive Director | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Natural disasters have long been a formidable foe for the design and construction industry. Building codes are evolving continually to minimize damage and injuries from hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods. Of all these, wind is probably the worst. Joseph E. Saliba, provost at the University of […]

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Sep
1

Tilt-Up as a Re-Emerging Design Technology

By: Mitch Bloomquist, Tilt-Up Concrete Association and Jeffrey Brown, Powers Brown Architecture As a low cost, low technology building system, Tilt-Up concrete construction has become one of the fastest growing solutions used to meet current industry wide budget constraints. This is no subtlety – it represents a grass roots insurgency on the part of low […]

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