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Could Carrots Make Concrete Stronger and Greener?

6 days ago   |   By Arch Daily

Via flickr user conchur licenced under CC BY 2.0
Carrots cannot help you see in the dark, but they could make your buildings stronger, and more environmentally friendly. Engineers at Lancaster University in the UK have worked in collaboration with Cellucomp Ltd UK to study the effects of adding “nano platelets” extracted from the fibers of root vegetables to enhance the performance of concrete mixtures. The vegetable-composite concretes, made from vegetables such as sugar beet or carrot, have structurally and environmentally out-performed all commercially-available cement additives, such...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

The Loquat Tree House / Machado Igreja Arquitectos

The Loquat Tree House / Machado Igreja Arquitectos

© João Morgado Architects: Machado Igreja Arquitectos Location: Lisbon, Portugal Lead Architect: Tiago Machado Igreja Area: 83.0 m2 Project Year: 2015 Photographs: João... Read more ...

DS House / Planned Living Architects

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Bjarke Ingels: "New York is not the Capital of the United States. It is a...

Bjarke Ingels: "New York is not the Capital of the United States. It is a Capital of the World."

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MQ Houses / Altamarea arquitectura

MQ Houses / Altamarea arquitectura

© Felipe Cantillana Architect: Altamarea arquitectura Location: Pichilemu, Chile Architects In Charge: Gonzalo Herreros Area: 290.0 m2 Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Felipe... Read more ...