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Concrete: the most destructive material on Earth

Concrete: the most destructive material on Earth – podcast

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A brief history of concrete: from 10,000BC to 3D printed houses. Read more

The grey wall of China: inside the world's concrete superpower. Read more

It's time for a concrete plan for replacing concrete in construction

Concrete has issues. What can we do about it?

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Yes, concrete is harmful but it also has huge benefits for mankind

Another reason to avoid concrete: silica dust

Death by concrete truck is a problem that we can't ignore any longer

Concrete: the most destructive material on Earth | Peak Energy & Resources, Climate Change, and the Preservation of Knowledge

Human beings are destroying the Earth, not concrete

Birmingham Central Library. Photo by Bs0u10e0/Flickr ...

BioMason brick

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Buildings in construction are seen among mist during a hazy day in Rizhao, Shandong province

There are still a number of challenges facing the Concrete Industry. From a political and social viewpoint, improving the sustainability of concrete ...

Workers collect material to be recycled and reused for reconstruction, under the supervision of the

Motorway viaduct in the Alps, Italy

Material Politics, installation view (all images courtesy of Institute of Modern Art)

A vast new tomb for the most dangerous waste in the world

Concrete is tipping us into climate catastrophe. It's payback time | Cities | The Guardian

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Material Politics

Brutalism Is BackBrutalism Is Back

Putzmeister Delivers 5,000th Stationary Concrete Pump

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The moon might cause earthquakes on Earth, new evidence shows

Megan Cope, “Foundations II” (2016), oyster shells and cast concrete, dimensions variable ...

The World Is Running Out of Sand

101 ways to fight climate change

This article lists the 10 most dangerous chemicals known to mankind.

Old bridges need new money to replace. Phil's 1stPix/Flickr.com, CC BY-NC

Volcanoes, archaeology and the secrets of Roman concrete

The 6 most pressing environmental issues—and what you can do to help solve them

Concrete has become, by far, the most widely used construction material in the world. It is surpassed only by water as the most used material on earth.


Scientists Are Hatching Mad Plans to Geoengineer Earth to Save Us from Global Warming

Scott Pruitt's Dirty Politics

Interior of the Pantheon dome, seen from beneath. The concrete for the coffered dome was laid on moulds, mounted on temporary scaffolding.

Watershed Materials is developing technology to turn crushed concrete and brick into new, safe and

Concrete cancer: not pretty. Sarang/Wikimedia Commons

ROMACONS drilling at a marine structure in Portus Cosanus, Tuscany, 2003. Drilling is by permission of the Soprintendenza Archeologia per la Toscana.

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Concrete is the second most consumed material in the world after water and it is used most widely in the construction industry due to its high compressive ...

Maho Bay, St John, 3 weeks after hurricanes Irma and Maria, detroyed concrete

MEGAN COPE, Foundations II, 2016, oyster shells and cast concrete, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.

Invisible Climate Wars, Part I: Climate Destruction as Gender Violence

As I discussed in a prior post, the world is running out of sand for concrete production. Hence, there's now a whole series of “sand Mafia's” emerging in ...

Environmental Concerns in the Developed World

The Blue Marble, Apollo 17's an image of Earth taken by the crew of Nasa's

Cheap and effective, in the short term at least. Luigi Chiesa/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA

Compression testing of a concrete cylinder

at the mountains of political madness

Yale Environment 360

Skeptics suggest that “folk politics”—marches, protests, and the like—are a distraction from the challenges of real change.

The remains of a new home construction site that was set on fire presumably by members of the Earth Liberation Front in San Diego, California.

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote

In pervious concrete, carefully controlled amount of water and cementitious materials are used to Read More .


Illustration by Paige Wickers.

In an age of unprecedented climatic, social and political change, we believe that such a project continues to be as relevant and urgent as ever.

"If urban densification is inevitable, then let it be done with a material that makes us happy"

Corrosion-induced cracking of the concrete cover

From Astrology to Cult Politics—the Many Ways We Try (and Fail) to Replace Religion

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Asian demand for cement destroys stunning cliffs in Cambodia – pulverised for their limestone | South China Morning Post

Banksy, Extinction rebellion

Watershed Materials' high compression masonry block machine imparts 500,000 pounds of compressive force to produce

Concrete floor of a parking garage being placed

Image caption Birmingham is known for its concrete structures

A comprehensive political ecology reading list

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Los Angeles-based artist Thrashbird is known primarily for stencils and paintings that blend socio-political commentary and humor, which are often done in ...

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Concrete plant showing a concrete mixer being filled from ingredient silos

This beaming sculpture will shine from earth's orbit — and probe the politics of space

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A 3D concrete printer being used for concrete printing research. Misanthropic One/flickr, CC BY

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Milton Ross added solar panels atop his home as part of the Brooklyn Microgrid project. Lo3