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Concrete Military Listening Devices Inspire Concrete Lamps

Concrete “listening ears” were replaced by radar, but they left an impact on designers. Matali Crasset, the artistic director of French concrete specialist Concrete by LCDA, has created a collection of concrete furniture, including a lamp shaped like the military listening devices. ...

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Inspired by an episode of “Extreme Makeover Home Edition”

We recently stumbled upon the website “Trees Full of Money” and their outstanding article on ICF construction inspired by an episode of Extreme Makeover Home Edition. This is a great article to share with contacts who have questions re ICF, as they describe the product, process & benefits. ...

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The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Happy 60th Birthday to The Guggenheim Museum

... which opened in Oct.1959. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built for $3 million, it remains a stunning example of the beauty and flexibility of concrete. Wright wanted to use stone, but concrete was less expensive. It took 7000 cubic feet of concrete and 700 tons of structural steel...

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