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Concrete Roof Tiles
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Concrete Roof Tiles

In the middle of 19th-century Bavaria, a mixture of cement, sand, and water was... More

How to Build an Affordable Concrete Home
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How to Build an Affordable Concrete Home

Custom-built homes are commonly gracing glossy magazine covers. That's because... More

Green Roofs: The Waterproofing Aspects
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Green Roofs: The Waterproofing Aspects

More green roof assemblies are being installed every year. However, a green roof... More

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Keeping Out the Noise: Georgia International Convention Center, Atlanta

In a single day, Saturday, June 1, 2002, the elevated concrete pour for the entire exhibit hall roof of the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) was successfully completed. More

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A System for Building Sloped Concrete Roofs

The residential roofing market may soon change due to the ingenuity of architect Jose Henriquez and engineer Francisco Bermudez, who have developed a method of forming and building sloping roofs of reinforced concrete that uses commonly available construction materials and methods. More

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Raising the Roof

The Mayfair Shopping Mall is an exclusive mall located in Coconut Grove, Fla., near Miami. The changing character and lifestyle of the neighborhood prompted the owners to do a little remodeling. More

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Dome Roofs for Water Reservoirs

Concrete dome roofs for large water reservoirs have several advantages over flat roofs. More

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Concrete Tiles Put Color on Residential Roofs

With a 50-year life expectancy, concrete roof tiles compare favorably with wood, clay, and asphalt alternatives when a life-cycle cost analysis is made. More

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Materials to Eliminate Ponds on Roofs

In the March 1977 issue, page 141, there is a discussion of how to eliminate the pond on a roof by removing the builtup roofing, spraying on a polyurethane foam in a number of passes, applying a skin by flood-coating and then reroofing. The method was sai More

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Roofs: Why Are So Many on the Ground?

When unusual depths of snow fell in the Chicago area there came news of literally hundreds of commercial and industrial roof failures and thousands of home garage roof failures. More

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