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City of Easton’s City Hall and Transportation Center to Feature Precast City of Easton’s City Hall and Transportation Center to Feature Precast

The primary material for the entire complex is precast concrete.  The concrete panels are textured using irregular striations to resemble the effect of a river cutting through a canyon.  “We chose concrete because this material, too, has come full circle and is expressive of our architectural intent,” Spillman Farmer Project Architect Michael J. Metzger, AIA, LEED AP explained.  “Northampton County is the birthplace of Portland cement, an element that helped propel our region’s past successes.  But, cement has also become a high-tech building material that delivers in incredible gains – in construction time, visual expression, and user experience.” Read more

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