Concrete

Self-Repairing Concrete

Apr 22, 2010No Comments

Anti-corrosion, anti-cracking concrete The making of cement—the main ingredient in concrete—produces 8-10% of the world’s CO2. In fact, making one ton of cement generates one

12 Blocks

Mar 21, 2010No Comments

Multifunctional concrete blocks The 12 Blocks bring innovation to a time-tested building component—the common concrete block. Each block has a unique sculptural profile that engages

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, 20091 Comment

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