Concrete tiles redirect rainwater to plants

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Concrete is a durable material used to build many aspects of modern cities. For example, we have seen concrete used as earthquake resistant material and made stronger with waste vegetables. However, sometimes concrete can be a drawback. Rainwater can’t pass through it, which thus leads to increased flooding in major cities across the world. The Climate Tile by Denmark-based TREDJE NATUR addresses this problem. The tile, which is designed to look more attractive than conventional concrete sidewalks, contain holes. These holes collect water whenever it rains. The holes connect to tubes that redirect the water to somewhere useful, like decorative plant boxes…

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