translucent concrete

translucent concrete

A combination of glass and concrete in precast or prestressed panels.
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BrightWall targets the development of a new building material translucent concrete in the form of a sandwich panel intended for facades and load bearing applications, which has high architectural potential and also meets important considerations for both energy efficiency and indoor climate through the supply of natural light.
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.
We specialize in integrating lighting applications with unusual materials such as Onyx, Concetto, 3Form, Corian and Translucent Concrete.
Looking ahead to the future Professor van Bommel predicts that "futuristic daylight products such as transparent OLED windows, solar windows which store heat from sunlight and use it to heat rooms, and translucent concrete will all help to increase the levels of daylight in interior spaces.
Hungarian architect Aron Losonczi--who, like Wittig, experiments with construction materials--invented the translucent concrete.
The Bambino watermelon, developed by Oxnard-based seed developer Seminis, is such a smash that Time magazine named it one of the coolest inventions of 2004, alongside such innovations as strapless goggles, translucent concrete and computerized shoes.
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.
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.