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  Building with Concrete 2009


A Special Feature of DJC.COM
May 1, 2009
Feature Stories

"This concrete thinks itís metal"
Engineered cementitious composites can bend as much as 5 percent, making the mix attractive for retaining walls, architectural elements and patching bridge decks.
By MICHAEL D. LEPECH
Li, Fischer, Lepech & Associates


"Concrete floors make a polished presentation"
With environmental awareness up and the economy down, polishing the concrete slab instead of covering it up is an attractive eco-friendly choice.
By STEVEN H. MILLER
Special to the Journal

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Kentís Town Square Plaza was the top winner of Washington Aggregates & Concrete Associationís Excellence in Concrete Awards.
Photo by Alexander R. Wishkoski Photography
2009 Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association award winners

Grand Award
Architectural Decorative Concrete

Kent Town Square Plaza
JV Constructors
Belarde Co.

Tilt-up Structures
Divcon world headquarters
Divcon Inc.

Cast-in-Place Structures
Harborview Medical Center
Turner Construction Co.

Cast-in-Place Parking Structures
Microsoft West Campus Parking Structure
GLY Construction

Public Works
Hedlund Bridge replacement
Harcon Inc.

Residential Structures
Lake House residence
Schuchart/Dow

Residential Decorative Concrete
Harris residence
FPH Construction

ICF Commercial Structures
Sleep Center at Island Hospital
Crest Construction

Special Applications
Artistic Merit

SR 202 noise wall
Tri-State Construction

Special Applications
Technical Merit

Cushman Dam No. 2 right abutment concrete buttress
Boss Construction

Concrete Paving
Union Hill Road/SR 520/Avondale Road
Gary Merlino Construction

Pervious Concrete
Wilson Motors
Fisher & Sons

Sustainable Merit
Lynden Christian Schools
Second Chance Thrift Store



Building With Concrete 2009 team

Section editor: Benjamin Minnick
Section design: Jeffrey Miller
Web design: Lisa Lannigan
Advertising: Matt Brown


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