• 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

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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Jun
20

Engage, Support & Inspire

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Lindsey Bloomquist Images: Francisco Vera The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is committed to engaging, supporting and inspiring students across the globe who are interested in the tilt-up building system. To fulfill this commitment, the TCA offers a wide variety of resources to aid student projects, connect them with […]

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Jun
20

Lake|Flato – Francis Parker School

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Mitch Bloomquist, Executive Director, Tilt-Up Concrete Association Images: Paul Hester, Hewitt Garrison, Frank Ooms Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational college preparatory day school for students in junior kindergarten through grade 12. Founded in 1912, the school is located in San Diego, California. Parker’s mission is […]

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Jun
20

The Advantages of PVC Reveals in Decorative Tilt-Up

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Tom Bozzano, Tilt-Up Market Segment Manager, Nox-Crete Products Group Since the Romans built the aqueducts – and probably even before that – builders have been using a variety of masonry techniques to add decorative detail to the facades of their structures. Textured surfaces, or rustication, add visual interest […]

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Jun
19

Training for the Future

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Robert Werthamer, AIA LEED AP, Zyscovich Architects Images: Steven Brooke Studios Brightline, formerly All Aboard Florida, is resurrecting the passenger rail service that spearheaded the original development along Florida’s Eastern Seaboard. Brightline was designed by SOM in association with Zyscovich Architects. The stations here represent the first of […]

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Apr
25

Revised TCA Guideline For Temporary Wind Bracing

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces the availability of the completely revised TCA Guideline for Temporary Wind Bracing of Tilt-Up Concrete Panels During Construction version 18.1. This release supersedes all previous versions. Version 18.1 of this guideline, updated by Joseph J. Steinbicker, P.E., S.E., FTCA, incorporates the […]

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Member News

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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Jan
10

Forrest Mcnabb Awarded Green Leadership Award By Utah Business

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Forrest McNabb, president of Big-D Construction (proud TCA member since 1996), was recently awarded the Green Leadership Award by Utah Business. His efforts also landed him on the cover of the magazine’s latest issue. The Green Business Awards recognize companies and individuals who are walking the walk […]

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Jan
10

Esolution Construction And Engineering Begins Work On Development In Saudi Arabia

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Esolution Construction and Engineering’s Saudi Arabia branch recently entered into an agreement to design and construct five two-story residential buildings utilizing tilt-up concrete. The projects, located near the Oman border, are required to serve the expansion of a factory located in the same area. The client found […]

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Jan
10

Fcl Builders Celebrates Ground Breaking Of Ashley Furniture

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group FCL Builders celebrated the ground breaking of Ashley Furniture’s South-Central Distribution and Fulfillment Center in Mesquite, TX on Tuesday October 17th. In attendance was the Mayor of Mesquite, city officials, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, and representatives from Ashley Furniture. The Facility sits on 260 acres and consists […]

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Jan
10

Precision Concrete Construction Inc. Celebrates 50Th Anniversary

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group This year, Precision Concrete Construction Company Inc. marked its 50th anniversary. Founded by Jimmy and Joan Kline in 1967 as a small family enterprise, Precision is now one of the leading commercial concrete construction companies in the mid-Atlantic region. Precision was one of the first companies in […]

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