A Sight to See

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Precast concrete enhances the beauty of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures By Mark Crawford It will soon be one of the most eye-catching structures in the country. The 300,000-square-foot Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, dedicated to the art and science of the film industry, will open in 2019 in Los Angeles. Designed by Renzo Piano, founder of the Renzo …

Bourbon, Neat, with a Splash of Precast

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Two Kentucky bourbon distilleries look to precast concrete for their building needs. By Matt Werner Kentucky is known for many things: horse racing, college basketball, Hot Brown sandwiches and bourbon, to name a few. Driving through Kentucky farmland, it’s easy to spot the distilleries by the distinct buildings used to age bourbon. These rickhouses are essential to producing America’s native …

Precast Concrete “Bridges” the Gap in Vermont

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$70 million precast concrete tunnel project will bring Vermont town’s 20-year-old vision to life while also supporting the state’s infrastructure and economic goals. By Bridget McCrea Since its founding in 1761, Middlebury has been a town of significance in Vermont. The state’s marble industry was born there, supplying markets from Quebec to Georgia. Middlebury was also home to the second …

Seattle’s Wonderwall

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Seattle’s new Elliott Bay Seawall promises to be a big win for the city for years to come. By Shari Held If you’re like most people visiting Seattle, you’ll head to the waterfront. After all, what’s a trip to the Emerald City without experiencing Pike Place Market, the Great Wheel and the other tourist attractions? What all those people walking …