Concrete

Functionally Graded Printing

May 06, 2018No Comments

Concrete with spatially varying microstructure Functionally graded materials, or materials with spatially varying composition or microstructure, are ubiquitous in nature. Examples include human bones, palm

Augmented Skin

Apr 01, 2018No Comments

Hybrid concrete casting system Augmented Skin is a custom casting process that enables the creation of complex objects and building components. The technique utilizes different

Breathe Brick

Dec 17, 2017No Comments

Air purifying concrete masonry system Breathe Brick is a masonry system that filters polluted outdoor air so that it becomes healthy enough to bring directly

BlingCrete

Oct 15, 2017No Comments

Retroreflective concrete BlingCrete is a textile-reinforced concrete designed to reflect light back toward its origin. The precast panels are fabricated with an outer layer of

Biological Concrete

Aug 20, 20171 Comment

Bio receptive concrete panels The Structural Technology Group at the Universitat Polit├Ęcnica de Catalunya (UPC) has developed a new type of concrete that supports the

BacillaFilla

Apr 16, 2017No Comments

Concrete-healing microbial patch BacillaFilla is an engineered microbial glue developed to repair cracks in concrete that can cause catastrophic structural failure. The result of a

Bendable Concrete

Mar 26, 2017No Comments

Ultra-ductile engineered cementitious composite Researchers at the University of Michigan Advanced Civil Engineering Materials Research Lab have developed an engineered cementitious composite (ECC) that is

Xposed

Nov 11, 2011No Comments

Cement based eco-composite Xposed is a refined cement-based eco-composite made from natural minerals and up to 25% post-industrial recycled content. Standard Slab materials are available

Creacrete

Oct 24, 2011No Comments

Ultradense concrete Concrete is an omnipresent material in architecture and public space. Previous attempts to use it in product design have led to massive, heavy

Light-Sensitive Concrete

Aug 13, 2011No Comments

Light-sensitive interface integrated within a concrete surface Light-Sensitive Concrete is a technology that allows concrete to be sensitive to ambient light levels. It senses the