A Special Feature of DJC.COM
April 29, 2011
Feature Stories

"New MIT model paves way for greener use of concrete"
Life-cycle research could help engineers develop less costly, more sustainable designs for roads and buildings.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Steel fiber will make shear walls faster, cheaper to build"
Seattle high-rise will be the nation's first to use a new method to strengthen concrete.
Cary Kopczynski & Co.

NAC|Architecture's Spokane office addition was the grand winner at the Washington Aggregates and Construction Association's 2011 Excellence in Concrete Construction awards. The project took home awards for cast-in-place structures and sustainable merit.
Photo courtesy of WACA
2011 Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association award winners

Cast-in-place structures -- Sustainable merit

NAC|Architecture addition
Kearsley Construction

Tilt-up Structures
Korry Electronics
Foushee and Associates

Cast-in-Place Parking Structures
WallyPark parking garage
PCL Construction Services

Public Works: Infrastructure
Adult fish trap & juvenile fish stress relief ponds

Public Works: Transportation
SR 519 intermodal access project, Phase 2
Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.

Residential Structures
The Pierre

Residential Decorative Concrete
Wollochet Bay project
Lystad Concrete Construction

Architectural/Decorative Concrete
Kiwanis Spray Park
Scimitar Construction

Pervious Concrete
Pinehurst Safeway
Poe Construction

Special Applications: Artistic Merit
Ballard Corners Park
Dariotis Construction Co.

Special Applications: Technical Merit
Pike Place Market, Phase 1
Turner Construction Co.

Concrete Community Award
Clover Island lighthouse and plaza
Mountain States Construction Co.

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