translucent concrete

translucent concrete

A combination of glass and concrete in precast or prestressed panels.
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Today white cement has a much wider use in areas like self-illuminating concrete, translucent concrete, and the structures where one can even make photo-engraving to name a few.
Among the topics are vitreous and ceramic processing for recycling industrial wastes, bacterial induced cementation processes and mycelium panel growth from agricultural waste, waste from two-phase olive oil extraction as an additive in ceramic material, lighter structural clay ceramics manufactured with marble cutting dust and paperboard based packaging waste, energy-environmental diagnosis of the ceramic sector companies in the metropolitan area of Cucuta in Columbia, and applying translucent concrete for lighting purposes in civil infrastructures and its optical characterization.
Additionally, NV Design Architecture was brought on-board to create a sleek lobby with an eco-friendly wall system, translucent concrete and charred wood walls.
Hungarian architect Aron Losonczi--who, like Wittig, experiments with construction materials--invented the translucent concrete.
With these blocks, architects can design and build a large variety of structures, ranging from translucent concrete walls to floors lit from below.
Terms as diverse as surplus, research, translucent concrete, and ski slope ("let's open a ski slope between passion and logic") make up an information bank that points to future activities.
For four years, Bill Price, a lecturer in the University of Houston College of Architecture, has been working on an invention that could be architecture's next cool thing, dramatically changing the way buildings (and other things) look and function: translucent concrete.
119-125 West 24th Street's public spaces will feature an eco-friendly living wall system and charred wood walls and ceilings that blend with two feature walls--a translucent concrete wall, a light transmitting concrete that distorts images into abstract pieces of art and a long LED floating wall.