Tilt-up Construction Articles

Index of Tilt-up Construction Articles

Articles that provide history, overview and technical information about the process of tilt-up construction

Tilt-up Construction: A Contractor's Approach to Innovative Building Construction

Introductory article on tilt-up construction

An introduction to this series of articles which explain why tilt-up construction is an innovative method for building commercial facilities [ ... ]

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Meet the Tilt-up Concrete Association

Industry information about tilt-up construction

The leading trade organization in the industry for tilt-up construction is the Tilt-up Concrete Association. Learn more about this important and influential group [ ... ]

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An Old Idea, With New Innovations

Historical overview of tilt-up construction

A brief historical overview of tilt-up concrete construction. While the general idea behind tilt up construction has been around since the Roman Empire, technological innovations and historical events worked together to lead general contractors to embrace this method of construction in the 20th Century [ ... ]

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What is Tilt-up Concrete Construction? How Are Tilt-up Buildings Constructed?

Overview of the process of tilt-up construction

This article briefly explains the process of tilt-up or tilt-up construction, from forming the panels through standing the walls into place [ ... ]

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Precast Concrete, Tilt-up Construction and Tilt wall: What's the Difference in These Terms?

Web Design, Illustration

This article explains the differences between the tilt-up and the precast concrete building processes, which are similar in many respects but offer different advantages [ ... ]

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Why Design - Build Contractors Choose Tilt-up Concrete Construction

Benefits of tilt-up construction explained

Tilt-up construction offers many benefits, most involving construction costs and long term building quality, which is why it is the construction method of choice for many knowledgeable general contractors and design build contractors [ ... ]

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Steel Buildings: When Does Tilt-up Construction or Concrete Make More Sense?

Comparison between tilt-up construction and pre-engineered steel buildings

There are several factors that may make other methods of construction, most notably tilt-up construction, a better choice than steel buildings [ ... ]

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Steel Buildings and Tilt-up Concrete Construction Together: Using the Strengths of Each

Tilt-up construction and pre-engineered steel buildings can be used together in some applications

An important fact to remember is that the use of steel in building is not necessarily exclusive of tilt-up construction or concrete blocks. In larger or more sophisticated projects the different raw materials and construction methods are frequently used together [ ... ]

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Construction Cost Fluctuations Make Tilt-up Construction a Better Choice Than Ever

Tilt-up construction and pre-engineered steel buildings can be used together in some applications

The key to controlling the budget in a volatile time for pricing construction supplies, materials and services is to control and reduce the schedule. This article discusses the factors that have created severe volatility in construction raw materials and supplies and how Tilt-up construction is now an even better choice for delivering quality construction projects that stay in budget [ ... ]

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Showcase of Tilt-up Construction Projects

Tilt-up construction project write-ups and photos

The best way to understand the value of tilt-up construction is to look at completed projects and see all the remarkable things this approach to commercial construction can achieve. We have provided project write-ups on several dozen successful tilt-up construction projects [ ... ]

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