Category Archives: Concrete

HempCrete: Concrete innovation

Hempcrete is a new building material that is sparking interest in the building world. The material itself is a mixture of hemp, lime and water. This combination seems much too simplistic to be able to build anything, especially a house.

HempCrete: Concrete innovation

Hempcrete is a new building material that is sparking interest in the building world. The material itself is a mixture of hemp, lime and water. This combination seems much too simplistic to be able to build anything, especially a house.

Highlight: Solar Roadways

Lucas Ewing – Blog Post Week #14 Currently there is research being done by the US Department of Transportation to creating solar roadways. This type of roadway are designed to be hexagonal and interlocking, and (if damaged) are able to be

Highlight: Solar Roadways

Lucas Ewing – Blog Post Week #14 Currently there is research being done by the US Department of Transportation to creating solar roadways. This type of roadway are designed to be hexagonal and interlocking, and (if damaged) are able to be

Concrete

Chelsy Xiong // Blog post 10 Humans have been using concrete in their pioneering architectural feats for millennia. The basic ingredients – sand and gravel (aggregate), a cement-like binder, and water – were being mixed at least as far back

Concrete

Chelsy Xiong // Blog post 10 Humans have been using concrete in their pioneering architectural feats for millennia. The basic ingredients – sand and gravel (aggregate), a cement-like binder, and water – were being mixed at least as far back

Can we defeat the earthquake?

As earthquake has been struggling with human beings for centuries, we still can not find out a feasible solution that can help us to predict the earthquake and get away from it safely. It is said that seismometer is a

Can we defeat the earthquake?

As earthquake has been struggling with human beings for centuries, we still can not find out a feasible solution that can help us to predict the earthquake and get away from it safely. It is said that seismometer is a

Concrete gets flexible

Kun Rui. Week 14 Concrete, as a kind of popular  material in architecture, has a lot of derivative forms made by people. The flexible concrete is one of them. The flexible concrete was developed at the University of Michigan and

Concrete gets flexible

Kun Rui. Week 14 Concrete, as a kind of popular  material in architecture, has a lot of derivative forms made by people. The flexible concrete is one of them. The flexible concrete was developed at the University of Michigan and

Using the subconscious experience

Kun Rui Different materials have different qualities and textures. By using the materials properly, architects can give people different feelings of the building. Although feeling of people is a really subjective thing that different people could have different feelings to

Using the subconscious experience

Kun Rui Different materials have different qualities and textures. By using the materials properly, architects can give people different feelings of the building. Although feeling of people is a really subjective thing that different people could have different feelings to

Hempcrete

Brooke Berge Weekly Journal 13 A large percentage, of CO2 emissions are caused by the building industry. It is estimated that about 38% of CO2 emissions in the United States are caused by buildings (inhabit). Carbon neutral buildings are becoming

Hempcrete

Brooke Berge Weekly Journal 13 A large percentage, of CO2 emissions are caused by the building industry. It is estimated that about 38% of CO2 emissions in the United States are caused by buildings (inhabit). Carbon neutral buildings are becoming