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Light Transmitting Concrete turns walls into screens

Light Transmitting Concrete turns walls into screens

Posted by Wayne Grayson on March 15, 2013

From a functionality standpoint, innovations like this may seem a bit silly to those of us who use concrete to, ...

Concrete canvas tent inflates and hardens into permanent structure

Concrete canvas tent inflates and hardens into...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on March 14, 2013

This is a development that has great to potential to have far reaching effects across the world. A U.K. company ...

Green roof generates electricity using plant waste

Green roof generates electricity using plant waste

Posted by Wayne Grayson on March 11, 2013

A research team at Wageningen University of the Netherlands is working on perfecting technology that allows a roof covered in ...

Repurposed drain pipe makes the ultimate man cave

Repurposed drain pipe makes the ultimate man cave

Posted by Tom Jackson on March 05, 2013

I doubt many of you order more concrete drain pipe than you need, but if you do here's a great ...

Scientists develop first self-healing protective coating for concrete

Scientists develop first self-healing protective...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on February 26, 2013

Just last week we heard about a formula of asphalt that, when heated by induction, can actually repair itself. And ...

Dutch researcher Erik Schlangen demonstrates self-healing asphalt during a TED talk.

VIDEO: Dutch researchers create self-healing asphalt

Posted by Wayne Grayson on February 18, 2013

Asphalt is one of those essential pieces to our daily lives that we hardly ever think about. We hardly notice ...

Moon dwelling could be built with 3D printer

Moon dwelling could be built with 3D printer

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on February 08, 2013

If you’ve ever wondered what a lunar habitat looks like, you may soon find out thanks to the D-Shape 3D ...

Cat excavator, wheel loader teams both take home the crystal in a first for Equipment World Innovations awards

Cat excavator, wheel loader teams both take home the...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on January 30, 2013

The weather was cold, but the reception most definitely was not last week in Peoria. For nine years now, Equipment World ...

Bridge in Israel to be constructed out of shipping containers

Bridge in Israel to be constructed out of shipping...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 23, 2013

Work will soon begin on a bridge made of shipping containers. Designed by Israeli firm Yoav Messer Architects, the project ...

Dutch architect to build house with a 3D printer

Dutch architect to build house with a 3D printer

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 22, 2013

At this point, 3D printers are typically used for minor engineering purposes. They can be useful for drafting out a ...

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