• 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
2

Design and Construction of CONFLUENCE PARK

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Andrew Kudless Photo – Casey Dunn – Views of the competed main pavilion at Confluence Park. 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 […]

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Nov
2

The TILT-UP Industry’s BIGGEST Event Yet

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, presented by HD Supply Construction & Industrial White Cap and Meadow Burke in 2018, brings together the industry’s top professionals for three days of tours, awards, education, demonstrations, technology, networking, entertainment and much more. With Dallas as the 2018 host […]

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Nov
1

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 […]

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Oct
30

Student Participation Continues To Grow

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association is committed to engage, inspire and support students interested in tilt-up construction. To help fulfill this commitment, each year the TCA invites students to participate in the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. Whether they are just being introduced to the building system, there to better understand […]

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Oct
29

Panels Are Up On The First 4-Story Tilt Office In Newfoundland – 20 Hebron Way

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA 20 Hebron Way, designed by Powers Brown Architecture, is a mixed-use 4-story building with approximately 25,000 sf of retail on the ground level and 75,000 of office on three levels above. The project breaks new ground as the first four-story office in Newfoundland. The challenge for this project was […]

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Oct
28

Why You Should Personally Invite Your Competition To Join The TCA

FOUR PROVERBS SUGGESTING IT IS BETTER TO WORK WITH EACH OTHER RATHER THAN AGAINST EACH OTHER. KEEP YOUR FRIENDS CLOSE, BUT YOUR ENEMIES CLOSER Michael Corleone, in The Godfather Part II (1974), written by Mario Puzo & Francis Ford Coppola, said, “My father taught me many things here — he taught me in this room. […]

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Member News

Apr
13

Meadow Burke Launches Super Lynk©

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Meadow Burke launched Super Lynk, a new panel-to-foundation connection system, at the World of Concrete Expo this year in Las Vegas, Nev. Super Lynk is a fast, strong and discrete way to permanently connect concrete panels to footings. It requires only a single bolt to make the […]

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Apr
11

Wagman Metal Products Inc. Introduces New Polypropelene Brush

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Wagman Metal Products Inc., the global leader in power trowel replacement blades, pans, and innovative trowel attachments for scrubbing, stripping, and polishing, introduces a new polypropelene brush. The stiff polypropelene bristle is good for general scrubbing on smooth concrete, including cleaning floors after tilt-up construction and applying […]

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Apr
11

Keim Expands Mineral Concrete Paint Offering To Include New Textures

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Mineral silicate paint offers a more durable option for finishing concrete, and now you can select from two new textures. KEIM, the world’s original mineral silicate paint producer, is launching a new line of sol-silicate mineral paints for concrete that includes smooth, sand and coarse finishes. These […]

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Apr
11

Thermomass Releases Continuing Education Course On Insulated Tilt-Up Design And Construction

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Thermomass has published its latest continuing education course, titled Energy Efficient Envelope Design Using Integrally Insulated Concrete Tilt-Up Panels. Hosted by AEC Daily, the free course focuses on the construction, benefits, sustainability, and specific market advantages for buildings constructed using integrally-insulated tilt-up panels. Producing continuing education courses […]

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Apr
11

MAX USA Corp. Introduces The Twintier RB441T At The 2018 World Of Concrete

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group MAX USA Corp. launched its new battery-operated rebar tying tool, the TwinTier RB441T at the 2018 World of Concrete Show. This exciting new rebar-tying tool is faster, delivers even greater efficiency, and saves more labor than previous models. The TwinTier’s special attributes include its faster tying speed, […]

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Apr
11

Jeffrey Brown, FAIA Named Ceo Of Powers Brown Architecture

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group />Powers Brown Architecture announces the appointment of founding principal Jeffrey Brown, FAIA to the position of CEO. Brown will oversee the resources, development and management of the company’s international practice, including establishment of future locations and growth in existing markets. These include the Denver and Washington, D.C. […]

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