Gallery: Spanish Researchers Develop Biological Concrete that Easily Bu...


Vertical gardens and green walls are beautiful and environmentally friendly means of adding a little life to architecture – but until now, most required structural foundations to help attach the plants and soil to the building. Now, a group of researchers led by Antonio Aguado, Ignacio Segura, and Sandra Manso at the Structural Technology Group of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya has developed a new multilayer concrete that is able to support plant life. Both a medium for growth and a construction material, the system allows for thermal regulation and CO2 sequestration.

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1 Comment

  1. namir asmaro September 16, 2013 at 2:50 am

    Hi There,
    I am interested in getting more information on the Biological Concrete research.
    Namir Asmaro

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