Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Lightweight concrete made with STALITE lightweight aggregate was an important component for the new country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, TN. The 130,000 square foot structure cost $37 million to construct, and has a unique design that is a beautiful addition to the burgeoning Downtown Nashville area.

Knoxville Sunsphere
The Sunsphere in Knoxville, Tennessee was built as the theme structure for the 1982 World’s Fair. The project architect was Bruce B. Thompson of Community Tectonics in Knoxville, TN, and the structural engineers were Socrates A. Ioannides and Jack H. Horner of Stanley D. Lindsey and Associates of Nashville, TN.

Sand Key Condominiums Phase II
High strength lightweight concrete is increasingly utilized in office buildings and residential buildings in order to achieve long clear spans. The Sand Key Condominiums were recently constructed in the Sand Key Beach resort area near Tampa, Florida.

Duke Energy Center
The new 48-story Duke Energy Center tower at 764 ft (233 m) is the second tallest building in Charlotte, NC and the tallest in the world to use precast, prestressed double tees. Lightweight concrete double tees and a lightweight concrete topping slab allowed a reduction of one inch of concrete and maintain a two-hour fire rating.