Concrete is the material of choice for the tallest buildings in the world and infrastructure designed to last centuries. To meet demands for these cutting-edge projects, concrete must be stronger, more durable and more workable than ever before. This article explores how new products, manufacturing methods and research are developing innovative concretes to meet these new challenges. Bendable concrete, smog eating concrete and carbon capture are just a few examples of new technologies enhancing a product that is nearly 5,000 years in development.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand new technologies used in concrete manufacturing.
  • Discover how innovative concrete products can improve project performance.
  • Learn how to implement the latest concrete innovations in building and infrastructure projects.
  • Demonstrate the importance of incorporating new technologies to enhance resilience and sustainability in the built environment.

Pre-Requisite: None.