• This crazy concrete ceiling could revolutionize how we build

    3 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    A building's slab is rarely seen and even more rarely talked about. But a team of Swiss engineers is revolutionizing how slabs are designed.
    Swiss engineers have developed a construction technique that could change how buildings are designed and built. It's called a “Smart Slab:” A mixture of concrete, rebar, and carbon fiber that form a super-light, super-strong slab ceiling. It's an entirely new way of building structural elements, and even at less than an inch thick and less than half the weight of a conventional concrete slab, its creators at the Digital Building Technologies group at...
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