Construction



SOURCE: Portland Cement Association Booklet: Concrete at the Fair

Wooden flooring makes up the "moondeck" of the Kodak Pavilion.
 
SOURCE: NY World's Fair Progress Report No. 8
April 22, 1963
Steel framework of the pavilion which has not been covered with the wooden "skin." Kodak's Picture Tower rises in the background.
 
SOURCE: NY World's Fair Progress Report No. 8
April 22, 1963

A close examination of the construction photographs of the Kodak Pavilion reveals that wood planking covered the steel framework of the pavilion. This provided the underlayment for the poured concrete decking. It is amazing to see how much wood was used in the construction of a pavilion that appears to be made of free-flowing concrete!

Nearing completion - winter 1963-1964.
 
SOURCE: online auction

The Kodak Pavilion is nearly complete in this aerial view. Concrete covers the wooden flooring of the pavilion.
 
SOURCE: NY World's Fair Progress Report No. 9
September 26, 1963

 

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