Light Transmitting Concrete

 - Jan 31, 2006   Updated: May 10 2011
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It looks as though the transparent concrete named Litracon will finally become available. The concrete uses some sort of fiber optic cable which allows you to see through concrete. Superman doesn't have anything on you anymore... except that he can fly... and also he's still basically a superhero, and all you can do is see through concrete.

Implications - Architecture has taken on an interesting route as of late due to inventive designs that combine both style and functionality. Part of the inspiration is the use of different types of material. Architects are looking for ways to make use of materials that transcend modern architecture and provide a warmer space for those who occupy it.