Guide to Use Masonry Paint: What is? Where and How to Use

Guide to Use Masonry Paint: What is? Where and How to Use

Brief  A couple of coats of masonry paint will make your external surfaces look cleaner and fresher, and also offer a layer of protection against dirt, pollution and weather. Read on to find out more about masonry paint, including its differences from standard paint...
Low-cost Facades with Translucent Concrete

Low-cost Facades with Translucent Concrete

Brief  Two researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV, have designed and patented a new product that promises to revolutionize construction and other sectors. This is HTRANS, a pioneering translucent concrete.   Insight Translucent...
House Insulation By Mushrooms!

House Insulation By Mushrooms!

Brief  Biohm grows mushrooms in sawdust and agriculture waste, and then uses mycelium, the thread-like roots that connect the fungus, to make clean, effective insulation panel.   Insight Every time a building is built or demolished, dumpsters full of construction...
New Ultra-resistant and Self-repairing Concrete Materials

New Ultra-resistant and Self-repairing Concrete Materials

Brief  Researchers in Italy and Spain have developed self-repairing concrete that is also ultra-resistant to damage. Pedro Serna, a researcher at the Institute of Concrete Science and Technology at Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, says the concrete incorporates...
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