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Weathering [DN-29]
A primary consideration in the architectural design of buildings is weathering, or how the appearance changes as a result of exposure to atmospheric and environmental conditions. Weathering can have a dramatic effect on the original building appearance, distorting the designer’s original design concept. This article discusses how to predict weathering, and take it into account during design. There are many things designers can do to counteract the negative effects of weathering such as the design of shapes, textures, and details. The article also discusses sealers and even how to make self-cleaning concrete.

UPDATE: From the Summer 2013 issue of ASCENT magazine, this article offers 1 HSW Learning Unit of continuing education after successfully passing the assessment quiz.
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