Case Studies: Concrete Office Buildings (instead of steel?): The San Francisco Federal Building, San Francisco, California | Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Here is a case study in how concrete versus steel in selecting a structural system.

Case Studies: Concrete Office Buildings: The San Francisco Federal Building, San Francisco, California | Portland Cement Association (PCA)

via Case Studies: Concrete Office Buildings: The San Francisco Federal Building, San Francisco, California | Portland Cement Association (PCA).

Quote from article:

The use of concrete for such an application is atypical in an area that usually embraces steel, but large amounts of concrete are essential to facilitate a natural ventilation and cooling approach that takes advantage of thermal mass.”

via Case Studies: Concrete Office Buildings (instead of steel): The San Francisco Federal Building, San Francisco, California | Portland Cement Association (PCA).

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