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St. Pius Chapel and Prayer Garden in New Orleans designed by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple as sanctuary for quiet, individual prayer

The new chapel is a delicately-placed, quiet counterpoint to the adjacent church, contrasting in scale but similar in form and material. The tall, angled shape of the chapel ties the building to its neighbor and creates a soaring space for worshippers within—a cathedral for one. The sculpted form is carefully carved on two sides and at the roof, allowing light to leak in from above the ceiling, along the floor, and adjacent to the sacred tabernacle.

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ACI Foundation announces new trustees

The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of two new trustees—Robert J. Frosch and William E. Rushing. The ACI Foundation is a non-profit organization established by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) to promote progress, innovation, and collaboration by supporting research and scholarships, while also serving as an independent resource to provide thought leadership and strategic direction for the concrete industry.

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ACI Foundation announces new leadership for Concrete Research Council and Scholarship Council

The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Aleksandra Radlinska as Chair of the Foundation’s Concrete Research Council, and Scott Anderson, PE, as the Chair of the Scholarship Council. The Concrete Research Council seeks to advance the concrete industry through the funding of multiple concrete research projects annually that further the knowledge and sustainability of concrete materials, construction, and structures.

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Randall W. Poston elected president of American Concrete Institute

Randall W. Poston has been elected to serve as president of the American Concrete Institute for 2019-2020, Cary S. Kopczynski has been elected ACI vice president for a two-year term, and Jeffrey W. Coleman is now the Institute’s senior vice president, which is also a two-year term. Additionally, four members have been elected to serve on the ACI Board of Direction, each for three-year terms: Walter H. Flood IV, Maria G. Juenger, Michael E. Kreger, and Ishita Manjrekar.

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ACI Foundation Announces 2019 Award Recipients

The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce its 2019 awardees. David Darwin receives the Robert E. Philleo Award, Long T. Phan receives the Arthur J. Boase Award, and Lawrence L. Sutter receives the Jean-Claude Roumain Innovation in Concrete Award.

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American Concrete Institute honors outstanding contributions to the industry

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to recognize several professionals, groups, and companies for their outstanding contributions and dedication to ACI and the concrete industry. Medals and awards, including the Concrete Sustainability Award, recognize exemplary achievement, groundbreaking research, and service to ACI and the concrete industry.

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American Concrete Institute launches new Concrete Repair Subscription

The American Concrete Institute – the global authority for information on concrete design, construction, repair, and materials – announced last week the launch of its new Concrete Repair Subscription.  The online subscription includes digital access to the American Concrete Institute’s technical and education content on concrete assessment, repair, rehabilitation, and more.

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January/February 2019 PRISM featuring acoustics in education facility design, 2019 color trends in commercial spaces, window films, and healthcare facility projects: Inspira Medical Center and the Palos Health South Campus. Plus a look at the Pittsburgh International Airport’s Terminal Modernization Program and feature article "Transforming a quick stop into a memorable stay through the power of design" by Olga Gorbunova, Principal, Stantec.

January/February 2019 PRISM featuring acoustics in education facility design, 2019 color trends in commercial spaces, window films, and healthcare facility projects: Inspira Medical Center and the Palos Health South Campus.

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Guide to Green Building – Product of the Week

Sto RapidGuard is a single-component, multi-use air barrier and waterproofing material that seals rough openings, seams, sheathing joints, cracks, penetrations, and transitions in above-grade wall construction.

Sto RapidGuard is a single-component, multi-use air barrier and waterproofing material that seals rough openings, seams, sheathing joints, cracks, penetrations, and transitions in above-grade wall construction.

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