Tag Archives: Tilt-up concrete

The Rising Artistry of Tilt-up

Although it has long been associated with utilitarian projects like factories and big-box stores, tilt-up concrete construction also has the capacity up to deliver multi-story, irregularly shaped, complex projects. Examining recent award-winning projects provides examples of how architects have been embracing tilt-up in increasing intensity.

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Making the air barrier argument for tilt-up

For many years, designers and contractors have espoused tilt-up construction for providing a more airtight building envelope than competing wall assemblies, such as wood and metal stud wall, metal siding, and concrete and brick masonry. Now, code language may also be a supporting factor.

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