Gallery: SeArc Reintroduces Marine Life in Coastal Cities with ECOncret...

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Marine infrastructures are usually made of concrete, which due to its high pH, low porosity, and lack of structural complexity is a poor substrate for biological agglomeration; thus, other materials present more successful growing media. Learning from these experiences, Perkol-Finkel and Sella have developed ECOncrete, a variant of traditional construction grade concrete that provides a place where marine life can thrive.

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  1. lazyreader October 20, 2011 at 8:06 am

    It’s an artificial reef or shoal. We’ve done this before.

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