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38 Creative Cement Innovations

From Cantilevered Concrete Spaces to Light-Up Cement Concepts

— November 7, 2016 — Eco
These cement innovations range from cantilevered concrete kitchens to glow-in-the dark building materials that are set to change the way cities will be illuminated in the future.

When looking at standouts in the realm of residential and commercial architecture, BeautConcrete's selection of curved kitchen islands garners appeal and makes an otherwise brutalist and stiff material appear more organic. Additionally, examples like Bartlett School of Architecture 'Fossilized' material study explore the future applications and cost-effectivene nature of 3D-printed concrete.

Additional cement innovations to take note of include a 3D concrete printer robot by architecture firm Skanska and Foster + Partners along with 'Mesh, Mould, Metal,' -- a robot-constructed concrete mould system that was developed by members of the Gramazio Kohler Research team.
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Cemented Bike Racks
Cemented Bike Racks
The BiVo Bicycle Posts are Made With an Steel Skeleton to Prevent Theft
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Pavilion-Printing Pavilions
Pavilion-Printing Pavilions
A Hi-Tech Room Printer Can Create Small Buildings Quite Resourcefully
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36
Earthquake-Resistant Schools
Earthquake-Resistant Schools
This Open-Air School in Thailand Was Built After an Earthquake
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35
Solar-Powered Dust Barriers
Solar-Powered Dust Barriers
The Solar Dust Fence is a Self-Sustaining Dust Vacuum for Construction
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3D-Printed Concrete Architecture
3D-Printed Concrete Architecture
The Fossilized Project Creates Decorative Designs for Buildings
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3D Concrete Printers
3D Concrete Printers
Skanska and Foster + Partners Create First-Ever Concrete Building Robot
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Cement-Made Timepieces
Cement-Made Timepieces
The 'Cemento' Matte Black Watch is Crafted from Durable Materials
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Robot-Crafted Concrete Molds
Robot-Crafted Concrete Molds
'Mesh Mould Metal' Enables Plasticity in Concrete Shaping
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Quarry-Like Park Designs
Quarry-Like Park Designs
Ararte's Park in Jurbarkas Comprises Irregular Concrete Steps
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Martian Housing Projects
Martian Housing Projects
RedWorks Aims to Use Martian Soil to Create Buildings on the Red Planet
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Sound-Amplifying Cylindrical Towers
Sound-Amplifying Cylindrical Towers
'An Occupation of Loss' is a Study in Mourning
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Acoustic Cement Speakers
Acoustic Cement Speakers
The Vonschloo Shelf Loudspeakers Double as Art Pieces and Amplifiers
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Concrete 3D-Printed Houses
Concrete 3D-Printed Houses
Contour Crafting Could Produce 3D-Printed House Designs in 24 Hours
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25
Melting Glacier Benches
Melting Glacier Benches
The Drift Chair Sculptures Replicate Sedimentary Layers of the Earth
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Molecular Facade Designs
Molecular Facade Designs
Claudio Vilarinho's Facade Takes Inspiration from Solar Panel Molecules
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Gradient Cement Furniture
Gradient Cement Furniture
Fernando Mastrangelo's Motar Movables Opt for a Contrasting Pastel Hue
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22
Surreptitious Solar Panels
Surreptitious Solar Panels
Dyaqua's Panels are Indistinguishable from Common Building Materials
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21
Concrete Industrial Faucets
Concrete Industrial Faucets
The Ritmonio 'Haptic' and 'Diametro35 Inox Concrete' Faucets are Chic
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Glow-in-the-Dark Cements
Glow-in-the-Dark Cements
Dr. José Carlos Rubio Has Developed a Revolutionary Patented Technology
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Deceptive Concrete Sofas
Deceptive Concrete Sofas
Four Eight Eight's Concrete Sofa Perfectly Mimics Leather Upholstery
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Customizable Floor Tiles
Customizable Floor Tiles
The ROLL Tile Design from DSIGNIO Can be Laid in Different Patterns
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Cantilevered Concrete Kitchenettes
Cantilevered Concrete Kitchenettes
'The Curved' Kitchen Island Features a Gravity-Defying Shape
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Elevated Concrete Playhouses
Elevated Concrete Playhouses
This Structure Was Once Used as a Shelter for Doves
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Circular Pavilion Designs
Circular Pavilion Designs
This Pavilion is Made Up of Many Circles That Form a Maze
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14
Strong Bendable Concrete
Strong Bendable Concrete
ConFlexPave is a New Material from Nanyang Technological University
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Diamond-Latticed Shopping Centers
Diamond-Latticed Shopping Centers
Acme's John Lewis Facade Design is a White Concrete Lattice
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Custom Sustainable Homes
Custom Sustainable Homes
These High-Speed Houses Encourage Sustainability in India
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Soundproofing Art Installations
Soundproofing Art Installations
BAUX Creates Acoustic Soundproofing Walls in an Aesthetic Manner
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10
Rugged Concrete Homes
Rugged Concrete Homes
The 'Mipubu House' Has a Brutalist and Utilitarian Design
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9
Concrete Shower Drain Planters
Concrete Shower Drain Planters
The Haisui Planter Container Highlights Nature's Resilience
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8
Geometric Cement Residences
Geometric Cement Residences
Haus H36 by MBA/S Redefines an Unexpected Building Material
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Framed Cement Furniture
Framed Cement Furniture
Bentu Design Create the Zhi and Kou Pieces
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Sculptural Concrete Jewelry
Sculptural Concrete Jewelry
Designer Mareike Kanafani is Inspired by Brutalist Architecture
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Hi-Tech Playable Furniture
Hi-Tech Playable Furniture
The Ludi Table Boasts a Digital Surface for Physical Gaming
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4
Deceptively Lightweight Concrete Furniture
Deceptively Lightweight Concrete Furniture
This Hocker Heinrich Concrete Stool is a Lighter Option
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3D-Printed Mansions
3D-Printed Mansions
This House Created by Winsun Shows Off Design, 3D-Printed Materials
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Sculptural Concrete Benches
Sculptural Concrete Benches
Eco Concrete Ideas Makes Seating with Rapid Layer Manufacturing
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Self-Building Concrete Blocks
Self-Building Concrete Blocks
The Block ARMO System Consists of Specially Shaped Concrete Blocks
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