ASLA CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS - PLANT TOURS


This one-hour production facility tour fosters an interactive learning experience as Landscape Architects observe the manufacturing processes of Architectural Precast products.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Plant tours educate participants as to the following:

  • How raw materials such as cement, aggregates, pigments and admixtures are used to make concrete and produce different colors and textures.
  • How molds are built to create varying sizes and shapes of precast.
  • How plant quality control procedures and national standards are operationalized to ensure the highest quality product.
  • How various finishing techniques can refine and enhance the appearance and texture of concrete.

To participate in a Plant Tour, complete the form here or send an e-mail to the APA at [email protected] with your company’s name, address and contact information for the person coordinating the plant tour.

PLANT TOUR REQUEST