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Architectural Concrete Design

An important element in building design is the use of architectural concrete. It permits a broad versatility of design that could not be achieved without it. It has the ability to provide an aesthetic finish while still retaining all of … Continue reading

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Methods to Measure Sustainability

The growing demand for green buildings has been invigorated by green building programs such as the LEED rating system. With new construction projects, owners and builders alike are looking for materials that offer reduced operating costs, improved health benefits, and … Continue reading

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Petronas Towers – Eighth Tallest Buildings in the World

Our eighth skyscraper in a series of blogs regarding the tallest buildings in the world is the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Towers became the tallest buildings in the world in 1998 by replacing Chicago’s Willis (Sears) … Continue reading

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How Reinforced Concrete Works

Concrete in itself is a rigid substance that can be brittle and has the tendency to crack or break under high pressure conditions and shear stresses caused by wind, earthquakes, and other forces.  That is why steel reinforced bars (rebar) … Continue reading

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Helping to Build the SAP Center – The Shark Tank

Conco is currently working as part of the team constructing the San Francisco 49ers new Levi Stadium but we also have experience on other arena projects.  Several years ago, we were awarded the foundation package for the SAP Center in … Continue reading

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Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower – Third Tallest Building in the World

Conco is currently providing concrete services on a landmark project in downtown Los Angeles where the tallest building in the U.S. west of the Mississippi is currently being constructed. The Wilshire Grand Center will earn a place in the record … Continue reading

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Tallest Buildings in the World

Now that Conco is doing the concrete work for the new Wilshire Grand Center that will reshape the Los Angeles skyline as the tallest building west of the Mississippi, we got curious about other “tall building.”  Throughout the world, proposed … Continue reading

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