Concrete Jungle

Cement transcends ordinary construction applications
Implications - It seems as if city dwellers are embracing their urban surroundings in more ways than one. Cement-crafted items are on the rise, with everything from jewelry to cars made of hard, stone-cold concrete. This unyielding material creates the perfect foundation for durable and long-lasting products and also provides an intriguing contrast to the plethora of green innovations popping up in urban centers.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 60,737 Total Clicks Nov 10 - Aug 11
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Sculpted Supercars - A BMW Z4 Model Created from Bricks Could Fetch $125,000
SCORE: 5.5
Hot 4,472 Clicks Pub: Jan 11, 11
Sculpted Supercars
A BMW Z4 Model Created from Bricks Could Fetch $125,000
Chinese sculptor Dai Geng’s concrete BMW Z4 model is an awesome replica of the 155 mhp BMW that was unveiled in January 2010. Since then, the model car has been on display in Shenzheng City. Now, the designer… [More]
Faux Fabric Stools - Stitching Concrete is Designed to Be Deceptively Indestructible
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Warm 7,596 Clicks Pub: Aug 10, 11
Faux Fabric Stools
Stitching Concrete is Designed to Be Deceptively Indestructible
Stitching Concrete is a set of cement stools deceptively designed to look like fabric. Stitching Concrete was created by Florian Schmid, who used a complicated process involving multiple steps to bring… [More]
Concrete Chaise Longues - Ricardo Garza Marcos' Rama Bench is Simple Yet Sturdy
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Warm 7,437 Clicks Pub: Jul 26, 11
Concrete Chaise Longues
Ricardo Garza Marcos' Rama Bench is Simple Yet Sturdy
Although not many people will see the appeal of a solid, concrete piece of furniture, there is something about the Rama Bench that will surely grow on them. Overall, it sports a simple design that has… [More]
Cement Jewelry - Beat Poet Concrete Rings Are Made of Reclaimed Components
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Warm 19,315 Clicks Pub: Nov 28, 10
Cement Jewelry
Beat Poet Concrete Rings Are Made of Reclaimed Components
Beat Poet concrete rings are an awesome use of reclaimed cement that is cast onto stainless steel. Rings are made unique as they are worn, chipped, bumped and otherwise ‘personalized’ by the wearer.… [More]
Classy Concrete Accessories - Lauren Cummings' Geometric Jewelry is Architecturally-Inclined
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Warm 9,429 Clicks Pub: Jul 19, 11
Classy Concrete Accessories
Lauren Cummings' Geometric Jewelry is Architecturally-Inclined
Lauren Cummings has created a line of accessories that fashionistas, minimalist art fans and architectural designers can all appreciate. Using materials that would more commonly be found in a construction… [More]
Concrete PC Cases - The Concretronic Computer Case is a Construction-Quality PC Mod
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 12,488 Clicks Pub: Nov 21, 10
Concrete PC Cases
The Concretronic Computer Case is a Construction-Quality PC Mod
Modder D. Heiße has created a computer case that is impervious to almost all of life's little (and gigantic) mishaps. The Concretronic computer case is made out of concrete, and was created for the Be-Quiet!… [More]