Urban Development

Sidewalks Exhibit Simple Beauty
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Sidewalks Exhibit Simple Beauty

Scored pavement enhances a downtown sidewalk repair project in Tallahassee, Fla. More

Safety is key when constructing high rises
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Safety is key when constructing high rises

With the use of a powerful self-climbing and perimeter protection system, a new... More

ACPA Annual Excellence in Concrete Pavements
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ACPA Annual Excellence in Concrete Pavements

The annual awards for Excellence in Concrete Pavement were announced by American... More

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Rebuilding Chicago's Upper and Lower Wacker Drive

In 1909 Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett produced a long-range plan for the development of Chicago, which included Wacker Drive, a two-level street alongside the Chicago River circling approximately two-thirds of the Loop. More

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Bertrand Goldberg -- a Master of Concrete Architecture

He has been called Chicago's great poet of urban architecture. More

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River City -- an Urban Masterpiece That Only Concrete Could Shape

Why does Chicago's River City, an unusual cast-in-place concrete building, look the way it does? More

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Lessons from the Earthquakes in Mexico September 19 and 20, 1985

On Thursday September 19, 1985 at 7:19 A.M., an earthquake jolted a large part of Mexico, causing enormous material damage and great loss of life in Mexico City and several other local towns. The Mexican Cement and Concrete Institute (IMCYC) responded immediately to official requests and with a group of 19 engineers and architects from its staff participated with vehicles and equipment in a visual inspection coordinated by the Secretary of Urban Development and Ecology. More

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