Posted by: Charlie | June 1, 2010

Smart Concrete / Michelle Pelletier

Technology keeps getting better and better….

Today, we bring you Michelle Pelletier’s (a University of Rhode Island master’s degree candidate) new self-healing concrete. Currently, concrete is the most widely used building material, yet as the structures age, concrete cracks – and what begins as a slight crack can turn into a massive problem. Pelletier’s solution is a type of “smart concrete” that self heals to economically extend the life of the structure.

Read More at ArchDaily


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