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Vol. 15 No. 6 - August/September 2015

Nolan King, King Architectural Concrete and Construction LLC

stamped concrete snake walkway

By Vanessa Salvia
August 5, 2015
Decorative Concrete in the Greater Indianapolis Area: Concrete Streetscapes in Carmel Improve Safety

In 2011, the city of Carmel, Indiana, revamped its major roadway, the Keystone Parkway, as part of a multiphase project to lower the grade under six major intersections. This created new interchanges and no traffic lights for north-south traffic over a five-mile stretch, while six new roundabouts managed east-west traffic.

By Vanessa Salvia
August 6, 2015
The Art of a Successful Concrete Business Rebranding Campaign

successfully rebranding a concrete campaign

By Erik Pisor
August 3, 2015
A Clearer Picture: Understanding Image Resolution

understanding image resolution

By Jay Thompson
August 3, 2015
Concrete in Colorado: Beyond Decorative Concrete

concrete contractors installing water features

By Karen Van Heukelem
August 4, 2015
Decorative Concrete in the Greater Indianapolis Area: Greenwood Park Mall
By Stacey Enesey Klemenc
August 5, 2015
Decorative Concrete in the Greater Indianapolis Area: JW Marriott Art Plaza

Catty-cornered northwest of the Indiana Convention Center, the JW Marriott Art Plaza has become a city landmark and a tribute to Hoosiers statewide since its grand unveiling in March 2010.

Editors
March 16, 2017
Decorative Concrete in the Greater Indianapolis Area: Castleton Square Mall
Editors
March 16, 2017
Decorative Concrete in the Greater Indianapolis Area: Hoosier Patriot Memorial, Washington Park East Cemetery
Editors
March 16, 2017
Decorative Concrete in the Greater Indianapolis Area: Tilt-Up Building
Editors
March 16, 2017
Decorative Concrete in the Greater Indianapolis Area: Automobile Museum in Auburn Replaces Waxed Floor with Polished System

Dancer’s company, Dancer Concrete Design, offered another solution to waxing the scuffed-up floor in the events center — polished concrete.

By Vanessa Salvia
March 16, 2017
Decorative Concrete in the Greater Indianapolis Area: New Tulip Trestle Observation Deck Solidly Extends the View
By Steve Vandewater
March 16, 2017
Decorative Concrete in the Greater Indianapolis Area: Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, IUPUI

The hardscape around the Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center at 535 Barnhill Drive is a beautiful addition to the Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus.

Editors
March 16, 2017
Decorative Concrete in the Greater Indianapolis Area: Benesse Healing Garden, Benesse Oncology Center

Benesse Healing GardenBenesse Healing Garden at the Benesse Oncology Center, part of the Major Hospital system in Shelbyville, is an integral part of Benesse’s mind-body-soul treatment philosophy. The almost one-acre park has four water features, meandering walkways, lush plantings and several seating areas that allow for social interaction or privacy. 

Editors
March 16, 2017
Decorative Concrete in the Greater Indianapolis Area: Children's Museum of Indianapolis Features Mud at Its Finest
Editors
March 16, 2017
A Concrete Tree Celebrates the Branches of a Family-Owned Business

Steven Ochs Smith Paints concrete tree

By Stacey Enesey Klemenc
August 6, 2015
Cascading Concrete Waterfalls and a Spa in a Concrete Glass

margaritaville themed concrete hot tub in a concrete glass

RicoRock Inc., a leading manufacturer of residential pool waterfalls in the U.S., has hundreds of dealers, but Margaritaville’s owners wanted to work directly with RicoRock because of the scope of the project and the company’s more than 30-year history of creating waterfalls.

By Vanessa Salvia
August 6, 2015
Stonehaven House, Julian, California

Stonehaven House, Julian California

By Gail Elber
August 6, 2015
How Do You Combat Efflorescence on a Stained, Sealed Floor?

Efflorescence on a stained, sealed concrete floorIn our home in Houston, we have a stained concrete slab-on-grade floor covered with white powder. We had the floor tested and the white powder was identified as salts escaping and clouding the floor.

By Chris Sullivan
August 1, 2015
How to Build a Concrete Lounge Chair

Jeffrey Girard concrete casting instructions

By Jeffrey Girard
August 6, 2015
Seven Tips for Getting Better Texture on Stamped Concrete

tips for better texture on stamped concrete - Stamped concrete can be a beautiful addition to any property. However, poorly textured concrete can be an eyesore for the owner and a headache for the contractor. Stamped concrete can be a beautiful addition to any property. However, poorly textured concrete can be an eyesore for the owner and a headache for the contractor.

By Steve VandeWater
August 18, 2015
CPAA Adopts New Position on Measurement of Polished Concrete Floors' Slip-Resistance

polished concrete floor slip resistance

By Jennifer A. Faller
August 7, 2015
Concrete Placement (Part 3 of 3): Mix Designs

By David Stephenson
August 7, 2015
The Elements of Style for Concrete Contractors: Inherent Values

Asian space separator with a wicker basket on the floor.There is a famous paperback called “The Elements of Style” by Strunk and White. Many writers treasure it as a guide to writing clearly and succinctly while avoiding common grammatical errors. The handbook itself is a model of clarity.

By Gaye Goodman
August 7, 2015
Concrete Countertops Come Alive After Dark

Glow in the Dark Concrete Countertops The powdered sugar-like product is available for a little more than $100 per pound, and for this project it only took 1/4 pound to achieve this long-lasting glow effect.

By Vanessa Salvia
August 7, 2015
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