2014 Polished Concrete Awards Winners
Here are the winners of the 2014 Polished Concrete Awards.
Sustainable Home of the Year
Achieving a LEED platinum rating, the highest level, for a home means doing...
Hanley Award Winner Announced
Santa Fe, N.M., architect and champion of building energy efficiency Edward Mazria, AIA was named this year
The New American Home 2009
There is nothing else like it in Las Vegas, but if Tyler Johns, president of Blue...
Residential Concrete Showcase
Tierra Concrete Homes has developed a method for constructing all-concrete homes...
Saving Energy with Concrete
The world supply of readily usable energy is finite and woefully short for the projected needs of an ongoing industrial society.
Earth-Sheltered Nature Center
To build a nature awareness center that did not disrupt the natural environment, the structure chosen was an earth-sheltered, earth-integrated concrete building heated by passive solar energy with electricity provided by a wind generator and hot water by solar collector panels.
Thin Shell House
I am seeking information on reinforced concrete construction for a thin-shell one-story house, complete section dome type. It will be curved around a court and have windows facing south for passive solar. The other sides are to be earth berm including som
Promoting the Farm Market
The modern farmer is a sophisticated businessman. Show him how paved concrete feedlots or feeding floors will speed up livestock weight gain, resulting in higher profits, and you have a new customer for concrete.