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1. From Standard to Challenging: Custom pervious mix elevates project's difficulty

T.B. Penick & Sons is accustomed to getting its way.

When taking on pervious paving contracts, the San Diego-based contractor’s mix design is typically accepted by clients following mock-up, as custom blends can significantly increase a project’s difficulty. Yet, there are always exceptions, with the most recent being the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

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By Erik Pisor
2. Masivo! Acid Stain Jobs Don't Get Much Bigger Than This

Rinconada Margaritas, Zapopan, Mexico

Muy Grande!
Yes, very big, in Spanish or any language.
Massive, huge, humongous — pick your superlative, as any or all can be applied to the Rinconada Margaritas high-rise residential development in Zapopan, Mexico.

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By Joe Maty
3. Ultimate Cliffside Entertaining Area is Like Poetry in Motion

“Graceful Curves.” That’s what Scott Cohen and his team at Green Scene Landscaping and Swimming Pools call a recent backyard masterpiece in Malibu, California. Cohen describes it as the ultimate entertaining backyard that has everything and then some — including a pool that makes you feel like you’re in a giant lake.

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By Stacey Enesey Klemenc
4. Polished Concrete Positively Reflects High-end Cars

Imagine a $75,000 Maserati Ghibli on display on a cracked, chipped, unevenly colored concrete floor. Having trouble with the visual? The same can be said for Audis and Mini Coopers. They’re much more at home on a pristine, polished floor.

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By Vanessa Salvia
5. When Downtime Must Be Minimal, Polyaspartics are Paramount to the Job

When fire stations are upgraded, contractors must complete improvements while minimally disrupting operations and firefighters’ access to equipment. Oftentimes, the return-to-service window of products used is paramount to completing this task, especially when coating and sealing concrete apparatus bays.

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By Erik Pisor
6. Vertical Polished Concrete Condo Touted to be World's Largest

Florida’s Miami Beach is a part of the country known for its high real estate prices, but the penthouse condominium sales price of $60 million for the Faena House Saxony Condo set a new high. The 22-story condo, designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning firm Foster + Partners, comes with all the usual amenities such as an in-house spa and fitness center, a private club, concierge service and a round-the-clock doorman. But what the buyers might not realize is that the complex is reportedly the world’s largest poured-in-place vertical polished concrete project.

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By Vanessa Salvia
7. White Pavilion Complements Mexican Mansion-Turned-Museum

White Pavilion Complements Mexican Mansion

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By Vanessa Salvia
8. Concrete Overlay a Big Part of College's New Design

concrete overlay, CTS Rapid Set

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By Vanessa Salvia
9. A Delightful Dive: World's Deepest Pool

worlds deepest pool

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By Vanessa Salvia
10. Contractor Works His Magic While Facility Conducts Business as Usual

Claremont Hotel concrete

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By K. Schipper

Displaying: 1 - 10 of 107

Workshops from the Heart

Concrete Decor Show pro bono endeavors brighten stay for families of the ailing
At the seventh annual Concrete Decor Show in San Diego, California, world-class instructors and eager students from around the globe joined their talents and enthusiasm to breathe new life into the outdoor surroundings of the Bannister Family House, which provides a home-like environment for people with family members in long-term or critical care at the nearby UC San Diego Health.

By Stacey Enesey Klemenc
Decorative Overlays Exhibit Various Types of Cracking

In a recent week, I’ve had two overlay projects with cracking. The first project had lots of short random cracks, the longest about 3 inches long. We noticed them the afternoon of the same day the overlay was applied.

By Chris Sullivan
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San Diego So Much Decorative Concrete, Beautiful Weather, Beautiful Concrete

Lithomosaic in San Diego sunburst colorful yellows and oranges spoke from the center.San Diego County is known far and wide for its beautiful weather, interesting people and endless summer atmosphere. So it was with great anticipation when San Diego was picked as the site for the 2016 Concrete Decor Show Sept. 25-29 that it was destined to be one showstopper of a show. And all indications point to that premonition coming true.

By Stacey Enesey Klemenc and Jacqueline Valle
Contractor Hits a Bullseye with Glow Aggregate, Engraved Logos

What started out as a once-in-a-lifetime hunting adventure turned into a friendship and a trophy-worthy job where contractor Matt Villella, owner of Sierra Concrete Arts in Saint Paul, Minnesota, bagged one of his most memorable projects to date.

By Jennifer Byrnes
Concrete Overlay a Big Part of College's New Design

concrete overlay, CTS Rapid Set

By Vanessa Salvia
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Slip-resistant Surface a Win for Vegas

AquaFlex concrete coating

By Vanessa Salvia
Tags: Final Pour
Transform the Ordinary into the Extraordinary with Epoxy

concrete epoxy floors

By Debby Canto Davis
Contractor Works His Magic While Facility Conducts Business as Usual

Claremont Hotel concrete

By K. Schipper
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October 20, 2015
Art project is concrete symbol of new beginnings

Ocean of Life
Art project is concrete symbol of new beginnings

Lightweight Concrete Topping Provides Seamless Walls and Flooring

Lightweight Cementitious Topping Australia

By Vanessa Salvia
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A Concrete Tree Celebrates the Branches of a Family-Owned Business

Steven Ochs Smith Paints concrete tree

By Stacey Enesey Klemenc
Concrete Countertop Overlays are Finding Favor with Homeowners

Applying a countertop overlay

By Mike Besse
Scofield Decorative Concrete Awards

Artistic Concrete Grand Prize Winner

By Amy Johnson
Short Answers to Quick Questions about Working with Concrete

aggregate on the surface of concrete

By Chris Sullivan
Tags: Concrete Questions
Outdoor Tropical Retreat Restaurant Gets High and Dry Facelift

Decorative Concrete Floor in Restaurant

By Gail Elber
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Polished, Stamped And Stained Concrete for Microbrewery Facilities

Polished concrete brewery floor

By Stacey Enesey Klemenc
Broadcast vs. Troweled Quartz Systems

Decorative concrete broadcast quartz system

By Stacey Enesey Klemenc
Wayfinding Colors on a Dentist's Floor

Decorative microtopping concrete floor

By Joe Maty
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Concrete Artists Get a Chance to Create Their Decorative Concrete Dream Project

A 3-D painted concrete fish pond in a restaurant lounge makes and elegant appearance.

In the decorative concrete world, that can’t happen as easily. You get one shot at doing everything right. The interior and exterior must match, have the right scale and the right detail. While the daily work gets done, a part of you dreams to find that one client who changes your portfolio forever.

By Rick Lobdell
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Artisan in Concrete: Paul Huneck, Hudson Concrete, NYC

Hudson Concrete Marc Jacobs fashion show

By Gail Elber
Tags: Artisan in Concrete
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