When precast concrete products are used for infrastructure projects, the ability to customize the shape, size […]
Header photo courtesy of Shadley Associates Labyrinths are complex mazes or paths that have been used […]
Header photo courtesy of Shea Concrete Products. The owners of Shea Concrete Products knew it was […]
This issue, Precast Solutions magazine sits down with Morris Adjmi Architects to discuss the company’s involvement […]
Banner Photo: The award-winning and LEED-certified MGM National Harbor features 1,200 architectural precast pieces. Photo courtesy of […]
Infrastructure blends art and function with architectural precast concrete. By Kirk Stelsel Precast concrete walls, bridges, […]
This month we are pleased to feature Preconco Limited as part of our Meet a Precaster blog series. […]
Architectural precast concrete provides the solution to a stand-out office building in a high-visibility location.
As the precast concrete industry continues to evolve, the diversity of product lines continues to grow. The National Precast Concrete Association’s Plant Certification Program is part of this dynamic industry evolution and continues to adapt to meet member needs. To address the growth in the architectural precast sector, NPCA has added new content to its Quality Control Manual for Precast and Prestressed Concrete.
Production Considerations and Advantages
Architectural precast concrete is a versatile, durable, economical and practical solution to most building and construction needs. However, it’s underutilized in today’s $470 billion-plus above-ground construction market. Architectural precast represents only 0.3 percent of this market, which suggests huge growth opportunities.