Concrete

Superabsorber

Nov 16, 2009No Comments

Sound-, light-, and air-pollution-absorbing highway barrier system In the United States there are over 46,800 miles (75,317 kilometers) of highways with sound-barrier walls being erected

EcoX

Oct 07, 2009No Comments

Fiber-reinforced 100%-recycled-glass precast concrete According to Meld, over seven million tons of glass are sent to landfills each year in the United States alone. EcoX

Eterno Luminoso & Lumineo

Aug 23, 2009No Comments

Photoluminescent and fluorescent terrazzo Eterno Luminoso and Lumineo add luminescence to terrazzo flooring. Specially treated, masked aggregates can be evenly distributed over the surface or

Extremeconcrete

May 31, 2009No Comments

Fiber-reinforced precast concrete Extremeconcrete is a hyper-reinforced concrete that has the density of stone without the heavy weight. Meld’s proprietary reinforcement process distributes two types

Concrete Canvas Shelter

May 12, 2009No Comments

Rapidly deployable building made from concrete cloth The Concrete Canvas Shelter is a rapidly deployable hardened shelter that requires only water and air for erection.

Walled Paper

May 09, 2009No Comments

Concrete cladding with decorative relief From a distance Walled Paper appears to be typical applied patterned paper, but it is a concrete panel with a

Underlit Flooring

Apr 09, 2009No Comments

Illuminated concrete and glass floor Underlit Flooring is a polished concrete-and-glass flooring system suitable for interior applications, such as kitchens and bathrooms, and various external

Chronos Chromos Concrete

Dec 19, 2008No Comments

Dynamic information display within concrete surfaces Chris Glaister, Afshin Mehin, and Tomas Rosen developed Chronos Chromos Concrete in order to animate a ubiquitous material. Intrigued

CarbonCast

Sep 26, 2008No Comments

Precast concrete with carbon-fiber-grid reinforcement CarbonCast is a precast-concrete technology that uses a carbon-fiber grid for secondary reinforcing or shear transfer, depending on the application.

TX Active

Aug 05, 2008No Comments

Pollution-reducing cement TX Active is a photocatalytic cement developed by Italcementi. It decreases the harmful substances present in the air as well as preserves the