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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Time-lapse video made from photos recreates construction of NYC's 1 WTC


  • Daily Mail (London), The

Benjamin Rosamond, a photographer from Brooklyn, N.Y., took a total of 30,000 photographs to document the construction of New York City's One World Trade Center. Now, a two-minute-long time-lapse vide… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

U. of Tenn. has over $1B in construction projects


  • WBIR-TV (Knoxville, Tenn.)

The University of Tennessee embarked on a modernization program, and is in the process of spending more than $1 billion in improvements. A new residence hall has been built, and another one is being … Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

New dorm building features "collegiate gothic" style


  • Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

The new Beacon Hall at Valparaiso University in Indiana will be home to 290 sophomore students returning to the campus. Featuring a "collegiate gothic" style, the dorm was constructed using precast an… Read More