The good news about creating formidable, memorable, or simply interesting buildings is that architectural designers can choose from an almost limitless array of patterns, finishes, textures, color oxides, aggregate colors, and cements to fulfill their vision and their purpose. Once the desired combination is achieved, however, responsibility for obtaining the correct architectural product is shared by the contractor and the contracting officer, who must follow stringent guidelines. This interactive online course provides guidance for the design and construction of architectural concrete, including planning and design, forms, materials and proportions, batching and transporting, placement, curing and form removal, exposed aggregate surfaces, finishing, and quality assurance.
At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:
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David Chitester is a professional trainer and founder of RedVector.com Inc. and Chitester Management Systems. He has authored numerous online courses and taught live classes on ethics, laws and rules, building codes and the ADA. His courses have been approved by numerous state boards and private organizations including the: AIA, USGBC, FBPE, AICP, FCILB, ECLB, Florida Building Commission and many others.
very comprehensive and in depth introduction.
By Shufeng L. on January 4, 2020
very comprehensive and in depth introduction. Recommend colleague to use it as subject matter source in architectural and structural design for the precast concrete type.
had to read too many slides.
By Thomas M. (Engineer) on October 30, 2019
had to read too many slides. Not enough talking or discussion.