Standing Strong Against the Wind
Tilt-up construction offers a quality structural system for regions prone to...
Predicting Windy Day Problems
We are planning to bid on a decorative patio on a high-profile project overlooking...
Weathering the Storm
On May 4, 2007, a funnel cloud creating wind speeds exceeding 200 mph ripped...
Hurricanes Great PR for Concrete Homes
Here we are, smack dab in the middle of hurricane season as one after the other pounds the coastlines in the Gulf of Mexico, and along the southeastern United States.Like many of you, I have tuned to the Weather Channel in the midst of these hurricanes to witness the intensity, fury and damage these storms bring onshore
How to Build an Affordable Concrete Home
Custom-built homes are commonly gracing glossy magazine covers. That's because...
Insulating Concrete Forms
As the conclusion to the first decade of the 21st century approaches, builders are...
Building Concrete Home Developments
When work is plentiful, companies stick to traditional wood-building methods...
Building a Safe House
When the Joseph Corp., Aurora, Ill.—a nonprofit organization that helps people...
Resisting Wind and Seismic Forces
If global warming predictions for weather come true, there will be a greater...