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Too-short connecting beams delay progress on arch bridge


  • Calgary Herald (Alberta)

Work has been delayed in the construction of a pedestrian bridge in Calgary, Canada. Crews tried to put the steel arch into place, but the connecting beams were about 4- to 5-inches too short. Adjusti… Read More

Precast helps anchor apartment block to another one below it


  • (Australia)

Geraldine Chua explores the architecture of a multi-residential project in Melbourne, Australia. Designed by Jackson Clements Burrows, an apartment block sits on top of two apartment buildings. "Preca… Read More