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The Art of Concrete. White Cement: Perspectives on Architectural Distinction. Architecturally Brilliant. The Beauty of White Cement Concrete. Imaginative in Design. Broad spectrum of color options Infinite textures, shapes, and patterns Versatile range of architectural applications.

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the art of concrete

The Art of Concrete

White Cement:

Perspectives on Architectural Distinction

architecturally brilliant
Architecturally Brilliant
  • The Beauty of White Cement Concrete
imaginative in design
Imaginative in Design
  • Broad spectrum of color options
  • Infinite textures, shapes, and patterns
  • Versatile range of architectural applications
consistent in color
Consistent in Color
  • Clean bright whites, light pastels, and earth tones
  • Controlled manufacturing process for reliable consistency
  • Color matching to existing structures, previously placed concrete, and natural settings
innovative in appearance
Innovative in Appearance
  • Decorative, cost-effective alternative to stone, steel, and glass
  • Plasticity for fine surface detailing and versatile finishes
  • Long-term beauty, durability, and economy
distinctive by design case study precast
Distinctive by DesignCase Study-Precast

Keeping Pace with Style and Substance

Nike World Campus North Expansion

Washington Co., Oregon

  • Objective
    • Helps complete Nike’s existing World Campus Headquarters at one centralized location.
  • Project
    • Six office buildings and one parking structure used 1,712 precast architectural wall cladding panels and column covers.
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CONTRACTOR:

Kiewit Construction

PRECAST SUPPLIER:

Morse Bros,. Inc. Prestressed Concrete Group

limitless design possibilities
Limitless Design Possibilities
  • The Versatility of White Cement Concrete
flexible shapes textures and colors
Flexible Shapes, Textures and Colors
  • Varied pigments and colored aggregates for unique compositions
  • Expansive flexibility for unlimited textural effects
  • Customized designs, patterns, emblems and ornaments
timeless integrity
Timeless Integrity
  • Strength to withstand wind, earthquakes, fire, and termites
  • High-density resistance to moisture and rot
  • Long-term appearance, low-maintenance performance
superior structural capacity
Superior Structural Capacity
  • Multi-story window casements
  • Arches and vaulted canopies
  • Towering columns
  • Copings, crowns, and returns
distinctive by design case study cast in place
Distinctive by DesignCase Study– Cast-in-Place

Unshakable Performance

Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels and Bell Tower

Los Angeles, California

  • Objective
    • Build the first structurally base-isolated cathedral in the world to withstand Southern California’s earthquake activity.
  • Project
    • Structure with seating capacity for 3,000 people, engineered with a design life of at least 300 years, capable of uninterrupted service after an earthquake of magnitude 8.3 on the Richter scale.
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ARCHITECTS:

Design: Jose Rafael Moneo

Executive: Leo A. Daly

On site: John Williams, AIA

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER:

Nabih Youssef & Associates

GENERAL CONTRACTOR:

Morley Construction

READY-MIX SUPPLIER:

Catalina Pacific Concrete

blending style with utility
Blending Style with Utility
  • The Value of White Cement Concrete
energy efficient
Energy Efficient
  • Lower energy requirements per ton than other major building materials
  • Reduced temperature fluctuations, resulting in lower heating and cooling costs
  • Improved lighting efficiency for overall safety and streamlined operational costs
competitively solid
Competitively Solid
  • The look of natural stone – the cost-efficiency of concrete
  • Less lead time – shorter construction schedule
  • Advanced processes and construction methods – greater quality control
cost effective
Cost Effective
  • Low life-cycle cost when compared to other materials
  • Less maintenance, reducing overall labor and material expenses
  • Architecturally practical for long-term performance and economy
distinctive by design case study tilt up
Distinctive by DesignCase Study–Tilt-up

The Fast Track to High Tech

Pepsi Distribution Facility, Windsor, Wisconsin

Berbee Data Center, Fitchberg, Wisconsin

  • Objective
    • Meet the specialized requirements of commercial building projects with solutions that provide fast construction, long life, and low maintenance, while enhancing corporate image.
  • Projects
    • Concrete tilt-up construction of 130,000-square-foot Pepsi distribution facility and 50,000-square-foot Berbee Data Center building.
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DESIGN/BUILD FIRM:

Robert M. Newcomb Co, Inc. Madison, Wisconsin

READY-MIX SUPPLIER:

Lycon, Inc.

beyond aesthetics
Beyond Aesthetics
  • The Concrete Advantage
    • Cost effectiveness
    • Energy efficiency
    • Safety
  • www.cement.org/white
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