Cool - Translucent Concrete....
- Light transmitting concrete is set to go on sale later this year.
The days of dull, grey concrete could be about to end. A Hungarian architect
has combined the world's most popular building material with optical fiber
from Schott to create a new type of concrete that transmits light.
Letting the light in
A wall made of "LitraCon" allegedly has the strength of traditional concrete
but thanks to an embedded array of glass fibers can display a view of the
outside world, such as the silhouette of a tree, for example