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TKL’s Precast Concrete to be Featured in the New University of Toronto Project

The University of Toronto is set to unveil new renderings of the early designs for ‘The Partnerships in Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ building. The project will utilize TKL’s architectural precast concrete. The design of the angular 14-storey building is a collaborative effort between the New York-based Weiss/Manfredi and the Toronto-based Teeple Architects. This architectural masterpiece will …

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Built to Last: Ancient Rome Concrete Structures that are Still Standing

It’s said that Rome wasn’t built in a day. Perhaps this is because the Romans took their time to build architectural masterpieces that are simply built to last. Ancient Rome architecture was and is still a marvel. Visiting Rome, you can’t fail to notice a couple of structures that have stood the test of time, …

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How to Seamlessly and Safely Offload and Install Precast Concrete Products

Material composition and manufacturing techniques play a considerable role in reinforced or prestressed concrete behaviour under service loads. Because it is manufactured in a factory, this structural and architectural product has greater adaptability. As a precast concrete specifier or user, it’s important to be aware of the properties of the materials employed. 1. Pigments [Oxides] …

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How TKL Precast Concrete Promotes Green Building

As you take a walk or drive through today’s urban built environment, you’ll notice that precast concrete is increasingly featuring among construction projects. The reason this is happening is TKLs products have a reputation for promoting green architecture. Green building entails incorporating sustainable and environmentally friendly choices into the construction process. When a construction project …

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What Goes Into Making TKLs Coloured Precast Concrete

Most people associate concrete with the colour grey. This is because driveways, patios and sidewalks often feature this colour. However, concrete can be manufactured in shades other than grey. In fact, an entire universe of colour is achievable. Architectural precast concrete remains exposed when installed, and it can be produced in almost any colour, finish …

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