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Cementitious Composites for Structural Applications

Cementitious Composites for Structural Applications

A new type of wall structure for buildings will be developed in this project. They will consist of fibre reinforced cementitious skins that will also be the load bearing parts, and a core of an insulating material. This project aims to come up with a more environmental friendly way to construct small buildings. New cementitious matrices will be developed based on alkali activated cements or on ...

Floating cities

Floating cities are cities that float on the ocean. Such floating cities can thus be a solution for many of the problems we are facing today. Urbanization nowadays is taking the best agricultural lands, while floating cities could be occupying desserts in the ocean. . Floating cities can be a solution for the rising sea level. They can be the new homes for people living on low lying lands, that ...

Concrete to concrete (Beton naar hoogwaardig beton)

Concrete to concrete (Beton naar hoogwaardig beton)

The project aims at closing the recycling loop for concrete. Concrete is the most used material on earth but till today, concrete can only be downcycled. In this project, concrete will be crushed into its constituents hydrated cement, unreacted cement, sand and coarse aggregates. The hydrated cement will be reactivated in a microwave furnace using green electricity. In doing so, new high quality ...