World’s Largest Tilt-Up Building Under Construction In Houston, Texas

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Daikin Industries, Ltd., the leading global manufacturer in heating, cooling and refrigerant products, is expanding its Goodman operations in the United States by constructing a new state-of-the-art business campus outside of Houston, Texas. The new $417-million campus, designed by Powers Brown Architecture (architect) and LJB Inc. (engineer), […]

Going Wide

Citadel Contractors sets record with 89-ft-wide panel. By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association At 89 ft wide, the front entry panel for York Preparatory Academy High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina is the widest tilt-up panel on record.  Jason Swagert, Vice President of Citadel Contractors explains while the reasons for designing this wide […]

Citadel Enters Uncharted Territories with Charter School and Tilt-Up

By: Kimberly Corwin, A.H. Harris Construction Supplies Glenn Doncaster, an avid sailor, knows that if you’re in uncharted waters, you are in a situation that is unfamiliar to you, that you have no experience of and don’t know what might happen. This was the case as Citadel Contractors recently took on the widest known panel […]

TCA Announces Top 10 List for Most Recycled Concrete Content

By: Kimberly Kayler, Constructive Communication, Inc. TCA is inviting project submissions to be considered for a new Top 10 list highlighting the “Most Recycled Concrete Content” on a project. The list, which already has one entry, was initiated in response to the market’s interest in sustainable solutions. “The use of Tilt-Up concrete goes a long […]

Message From the President: 2009 TCA — Strength in Diversity

As 2008 rapidly (incredibly) races to a close, one can reflect both on the year past and anticipate the year to come. I believe it has been a very successful year for the TCA. Among this year’s accomplishments is the culmination of years of hard work to create a Producers Council and introduction of Term Limits into […]

Message From the Director: Part 2 — ‘Top 10’ Tilt-Up Projects

In the previous edition of Tilt-Up Today I presented the first half of my Top 10 buildings list along with my reasoning for their inclusion. I didn’t receive much feedback or challenges so I’m going to plunge forward and expand my list. Alan Wilson and I presented our top projects as the intro to the […]

New Heaviest Panel Tops TCA Top Ten List

TCA has announced a new heaviest panel on the Top Ten list. The new titleholder is the 339,000-pound panel for the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. “Tilt-Up continues to grow into a wide variety of markets and this project demonstrates all that innovative design and construction teams are doing to make projects a reality,” said […]

Message From the President: Tilt-Up Architecture With A Capital ‘A’

In 2005, the TCA published the first edition of “The Architecture of Tilt-Up”. The title was carefully selected from many possible choices such as “Architectural Design in Tilt-Up”, “Tilt-Up Design”, and other variations involving the words style, architectural, aesthetics, and design. I learned many years ago in school that architects often make a distinction between […]

New Largest Spandrel Panel Tops TCA Top Ten List

By: Wendy Ward Constructive Communication, Inc. TCA has announced a new largest spandrel panel on the Top Ten list. The new titleholder is the 125-foot long spandrel panel for the NSA-8 Office and Hangar in Scottsdale, Ariz. “We’re quite excited to learn about this project,” said Jim Baty, technical director of the TCA. “Not […]

Going Up, Up, Up: The Contest for the Tallest Panels Continues

By: Wendy Ward, Constructive Communication, Inc. Sometimes bigger truly is better, as evidenced by the number of recent changes on the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Top Ten list. Not only are the projects on the list getting taller, but some of the recent additions are unique in that Tilt-Up was considered the only way […]

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