Concrete

All You Need to Know About Winterizing Concrete Surfaces

While you're taking measures to protect your house from cold weather, don't forget about your outdoor structures! A little winterizing maintenance …

Home Improvement

Woman confesses to drowning four newborns in concrete

TOKYO — Japanese police say a woman went to a police station and confessed to putting four newborns in concrete-filled buckets two decades ago and …

Japanese woman claims to have dumped babies in concrete buckets

A mother who dumped four of her babies in buckets filled with concrete that she then kept in her apartment for two decades was arrested in Japan on …

Japan

Mother in Japan admits putting newborn babies in concrete buckets

Mayumi Satito turned herself in at a police station in Osaka, saying she was racked with guilt for not caring for her children, according to local …

UK News

Suu Kyi slams world conflicts for troubles

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Monday the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism in a …

News (China)

Boulder railroad crossing set for repairs after Problem Solvers get involved

BOULDER, Colo. — Slabs of concrete are loose and bolts are sticking out at a railroad crossing in Boulder. It’s near the intersection of 63rd and …

Denver

BRIEF-U.S. Concrete - Polaris Materials shares expected to be delisted from Toronto Stock Exchange

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Polaris Materials Corp PLS.TO<p>* US Concrete Inc - Polaris Materials Corp common shares are expected to be delisted from Toronto …

Toronto Stock Exchange

Rosteriet / Kod Arkitekter

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Rosteriet is large apartment building with a variety of housing sizes, apartment types and business …

Sweden

11 Projects That Prove Concrete Isn't Just for the Outdoors

If you’re looking to upgrade your interiors with cool new amenities like seating, sleek surfaces, lighting, and accessories, you may already have the …

DIY

40 Stylish Living Rooms That Use Concrete To Stand Out

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Hatice Unsal<p>In this bright living room, indoor house plants stand in stark contrast to the concrete accent wall for a beautiful …

Interior Design

Groundbreaking new operation at Coega

<b>State-of-the-art R71m concrete plant notches up several firsts</b><p>Jerome Perils, the first black industrialist in Port Elizabeth to be funded by the …

News (South Africa)

Letter: Not at all what it was cracked up to be

In September 2016, the second lift bridge spanning Placentia Gut and named for early Confederation supporter Sir Ambrose Shea was officially opened.<p>I …

Canadian News

The Concrete Moon Coasters You Didn't Know You Needed

Every house needs a set of coasters and few are as beautiful (and conversation starting) as this eye-popping concrete moon collection by …

Recycled and Irradiated Plastic Makes Concrete Stronger and More Eco-Friendly

It's a familiar refrain in engineering circles — in any industry, really: You never know where the next big idea is going to come from.<p>An …

Recycling

*화산재 콘크리트로 지은 도쿄의 마이크로 하우스-[ Atelier TEKUTO ] Concrete Micro_House in Japan Works All the Angles

화산재를 이용해 만든 특수 제형 콘크리트로 지어진 도쿄의 마이크로 하우스는 수직구조를 통해 공간의 극대화를 꾀한다. 독특하고 환경친화적 콘크리트 주택을 건축하기 위해, 약 2년 반동안의 재료 탐사가 진행되었다. 결과, 2017 년 American Concrete …

Interior Design

Morocco architect fights concrete with tradition

Ivanka: Harassment of women at work cannot be tolerated<p>TOKYO: Ivanka Trump said at a Tokyo conference on women’s advancement on Friday that …

Morocco

Concrete Restaurant / Boozhgan Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In this project, we faced a challenge to get released from the past conceptual frameworks and …

Concrete Genie PS4 Game Unveiled At PGW 2017

Sony Entertainment and their PixelOpus games development studio which worked on Entwined, has unveiled a new game at this week’s Paris Games Week …

Paris Games Week

A Concrete Micro-House in Japan Works All the Angles

This micro-house project in Tokyo, which maximizes its space through vertical construction, is built with a specially-formulated concrete made of volcanic ash.<p>Working on a small, corner plot of 66.67 m2 in a densely populated neighborhood of Tokyo, Atelier Tekuta increased the home’s floor plan by …

Construction

22 Design Studio Unveils Its Sleek Monochromatic 4D Concrete Shadow Edition Watch

Featuring a 3 dimensional concrete dial.<p>Taipei-based accessories brand 22 Design Studio unveiled its 4D Concrete Automatic Watch Shadow edition on Kickstarter. Since 2007, 22 Design Studio has handcrafted concrete matter to create personal accessories inspired by architecture and urban living …

For Men

Architect’s own concrete home can be yours for $932K

Pleasingly geometric, with arches, stepped ceilings, and other shapely cutouts<p>Pleasingly geometric, with arches, stepped ceilings, and other shapely cutouts, this Belgian villa is a master class in thinking outside of the box. That’s because it was designed in 1980 by architect and urban planner …

Design

The 4D Concrete Is A Minimalist Watch Made From Actual Concrete

Drawing inspiration from contemporary architecture, 22 Design Studio has released a series of handsome minimalist watches utilizing three-dimensional …

Watches

Paintings come to life with Sony’s new PS4 title Concrete Genie

Sony has announced a new PlayStation title during Paris Games Week called <b>Concrete Genie</b>, while Pixelopus, the studio behind the project, has also …

Paris Games Week

This concrete composite can help buildings withstand quakes

A concrete coating developed by researchers in Canada that can help withstand earthquakes will be tested in a building in Uttarakhand later this year.<p>…

Construction

How To: Make Concrete Pumpkins

If you love having a cheerful jack-o'-lantern (or two) on your front porch, but you're tired of all the mess and hass...

Viral

Project uses plastic dialysis waste to produce durable concrete

Dialysis patients could inadvertently improve sustainability in the construction industry, thanks to an innovative Deakin University recycling …

Australian Universities

Recycled Plastic Can Fortify Concrete, MIT Students Find

By Jennifer Chu<p>Discarded plastic bottles could one day be used to build stronger, more flexible concrete structures, from sidewalks and street …

Engineering

How to make concrete stronger and more environmentally friendly with irradiated water bottles

Concrete has shaped the modern world. Other than water, it is the most widely used material on the planet so it's unsurprising that scientists are …

Science

MIT students find a way to make stronger concrete with plastic bottles

Americans consume 8.6 billion water bottles — every year. Of those, only 1 of 5 is recycled. Fortunately, a handful of MIT students have developed a …

Sustainability

GV House

A Family house in Givatayim. This house built in the early 80s, was purchased by a young family that wanted it updated and renovated in order to fit better with their lifestyle and everyday needs. The house’s proportions and materials were strong attributes to start with, and so the initial …

Design