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Swiss Code of Practice on Architectural Concrete Structures

In Switzerland to date, there have been no standards for architectural concrete structures that support planning, bidding documentation, and execution of architectural concrete products and structures. Until now, the strict requirements placed on architectural concrete surfaces could be satisfied thanks only to good cooperation among planners, clients, and contractors – as well as their many years of experience. The Swiss Code of Practice on Architectural Concrete Structures is now intended to fill this gap. It contains essential results of a completed research project conducted by Cemsuisse,...

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