Agora Planters from Quick Crete Products

In collaboration with the San Francisco, sculptor and designer Cliff Garten, QCP has created the Agora Line of cast recycled-concrete planters and site furnishings. The line explores the contemporary relationship between handcraft and digital design toward a functional end. The featured planters are offered in six styles ranging from a quilted to a ridged design.

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Equitone Linea Panel Material from Equitone

The Equitone Linea facade panel material is comprised of a unique 3D through-colored product that plays with light and shadow. It is a fibre cement composite consisting of cement, cellulose and minerals, and the surface of Linea displays the raw inner texture of the core material. With every change of the sun’s angle the facade […]

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Watershed Block from Watershed Materials

Watershed Materials, with the help of the National Science Foundation, has developed the Watershed Block, an innovative masonry unit that provides an alternative to conventional concrete masonry with significant environmental performance. The Block combines all the beauty and performance of ordinary building blocks while using only half the amount of cement.

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Exotic Concrete Tile by Nick Gelpi Studio

Developed by Nick Gelpi Design, Exotic Concrete is an innovative new type of wood-based concrete material with the potential to improve building performance. The Exotic Concrete is made by transforming the wood from the Melaleuca Quinquenervia tree found in Florida’s Everglades National Park. The tree, imported from Australia to drain swampy areas, has become highly […]

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Elemix Concrete Additive from Syntheon Inc

The Elemix concrete additive from Syntheon is made of engineered lightweight synthetic particles that disperse evenly throughout a concrete mix. The particles replace the volume and weight from normal and lightweight aggregate to create mid to lightweight structural concrete. Recent studies have shown that Elemix improves resistance to cracking and fire as well as adding […]

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fibreC Cladding In African Colors from Rieder

fibreC,  which is also referred to “concrete skin” from Rieder,  has won many international architectural awards.  The product is a concrete panel reinforced with fiberglass that results in a high-strength, thin, flexible, light-weight and mold-able concrete material.  The concrete matrix is manufactured with only high-grade pure minerals and integral iron oxide colors. 

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Insulated Structural Wall System from Omni Block

Omni Block is a sustainable, insulated “stand-alone” structural wall system that is energy efficient and easy-to-install. The block is a patented insulated cementitious masonry unit combining the benefits of indigenous aggregates and Expanded Polystyrene. It does not require furring strips, additional insulation, or sheet rock to complete the wall, even though numerous finishes may be added […]

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Concrete Cloth from Concrete Canvas

Designed by two engineering students in England, Concrete Cloth is a flexible, cement impregnated fabric that when hydrated hardens forming a thin, durable, water proof and fire proof material. It is supplied in 1m wide rolls, 200 sq m long and is available in 3 standard thicknesses.

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