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Ascent Magazine

Ascent magazine is a free, quarterly publication of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute and is great resource for architects and other stakeholders in the buildings industry. Each issue features in-depth case studies highlighting industry trends and innovative design, comprehensive articles on specific design challenges from industry experts, and special features on sustainability. Additionally, each issue of Ascent also includes a continuing education article worth 1 L.U. or PDH. This is definitely a periodical that architects, owners, and other buildings industry stakeholders should have in their arsenal.

Winter 2016 Cover

Ascent Winter 2016

In this issue of Ascent, speeding mass transit projects is highlighted. Precast concrete is efficient for any mass transit project by benefiting construction speed, durability, and aesthetic versatility.
Spring 2016 Issue Cover

Ascent Spring 2016

In this issue, entertainment venues are highlighted. We admire the structures that resemble the qualities of a high performance structure: versatility, efficiency, and resiliency.
2016 Summer Ascent

Ascent Summer 2016

Innovation and advancement is highlighted in this issue, with an inherent focus on precast concrete attributes of versatility, efficiency, and resiliency.