, The Pavilion and lower level of the building is composed of cast in place concrete that is treated by sand blasting The , square foot building in downtown Philadelphia provides the city with a range of facilities and core programs that involve art education, temporary exhibitions and visitor amenities.
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, Design, Cover sees itself as more of a tech company than a prefab builder Indeed, whereas a typical prefab buying process would begin with choosing one of a few model plans and maybe then consulting with architects to tweak the design for specific needs, Cover turns the whole design process over to
They are in the process of building beginning in the Wright house that was never built, adhering almost completely to Wright s original plans Frank Lloyd Wright used the term Usonian Automatic to describe the design of economical Usonian style houses constructed of modular concrete blocks.
, kit Photo via Cooper Hewitt The Architecture Design award went to Fayetteville, Arkansas based Marlon Blackwell Architects Marlon Blackwell is one of the nation s most respected regional modernist architects His Fayetteville Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion by Marlon Blackwell Photo by Timothy Hursley
, Created from custom designed mixes of decorative concrete, the hardscape outside of the Boston Bruins new Warrior Ice Arena and Practice Facility is both aesthetically pleasing and sustainable The concrete contains unique colors, aggregates, and textures, as well as treatments to reduce the urban heat
, LF Driscoll and Balfour Beatty recently wrapped the largest concrete pour in Philadelphia s history The pour created the foundation for the Foster Partners designed Pavilion on Penn Medicine s Campus Concrete y , David Malone, Associate Editor Courtesy Penn Medicine The Pavilion
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, DIGSAU is a Philadelphia based practice that focuses on craft and low tech construction DIGSAU s recent works include the Construction Training Education Center in Wilmington, Delaware the University of Delaware Campus Bookstore in Newark, Delaware and, the Sister Cities Park Pavilion in
, The architects chose concrete because it will block out the sun and keep the building cooler, and because the thick walls will allow the building to support itself without steel columns This means cheaper construction costs, and more importantly, open floor plans The triangular peak of the building will also
The two story, , sf Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute, an expansion of Penn Medicine s Lancaster General Health, includes a Meditation Pavilion that looks To that end, Skanska is doing more with prefabricated components for HVAC systems and ducts, which also helps with air quality and cleanliness control.