Posts Categorized: concrete

Concrete tiles redirect rainwater to plants

An architecture firm have designed a modular concrete sidewalk tile with holes for redirecting rainwater to reduce flooding risks and raise climate change awareness.

Graphene makes concrete stronger and greener

By incorporating graphene into concrete, scientists have created a stronger and more sustainable water-resistant material.

New material reduces carbon footprint of concrete

A team of scientists have developed a new biodegradable construction material that uses desert sand as an alternative to the extensively mined concrete binder.

Concrete is reinforced with recycled tyres

Researchers from University of British Columbia have infused concrete with fibres from recycled tyres, which strengthen the concrete and reduce cracking.