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PROJECT SUMMARY

Foam concrete utilization research

This material science project studies the building properties of foam concrete and the potential for wider use of the material in architecture and construction. The project raises some fundamental questions regarding concrete, yet seeks realistic solutions for practical application.

It is driven by the general advantage of foam concrete to reduce the consumption of material and other resources (principally cement and energy). 

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People-focused designs at the heart of sustainable construction
 
“Broad approach to material science” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2011 for Region North America
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Project Details
Location
Toronto, ON, Canada
Authors
Przemyslaw Latoszek
MAIN AUTHOR
Przemyslaw Latoszek
University of Toronto, Canada
Prizes
Awards
"Next Generation" 3rd prize 2011
North America