Litracon wall at Powering the Future exhibition in Iceland It consists of a big, interactive concrete wall which illuminates from within when force is applied to it. World’s first commercially available transparent concrete Litracon Classic® is a combination of optical fibres and fine concrete. It can be produced as. Litracon · About us · Products · References · Contact · Partners · Samples. Return to Content [hu] [en]. Litracon Classic®. Our most exclusive translucent concrete.

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It is therefore easy to create artistic patterns, logos or text with them. Designed by Hungarian Aron Losonczi, Litracon creates a mysterious light material that retains the strength and texture of concrete. Part structural concrete, part light-transmissive surface, Litracon immediately calls into question known conventions of both materials. Losonczi completed this first prototype by hand and started demonstrating it at design exhibits throughout Europe.

The dotted plastic units are litracon concrete on the surface of the litracon concrete in a similar fashion as pixels on an LCD screen.

Modern Contemporary Architecture in Spain — concrete, glass and wood. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. This concreye that the can be sold at lower prices and have the potential to be used in a wide variety of applications. Due to the fabulous properties of fibre optics, light can transmit through litracon concrete to twenty meters of Litracon. Inlitracon concrete company developed LiTraCon pXL litracon concrete, a new form of translucent concrete that lotracon a special circular plastic unit for light translucency instead of glass fibers.

Litracon to market his translucent invention. Despite its versatility and popularity, the aesthetic reputation of concrete leaves much to be desired.

Seeing Through Concrete

Patents, Trademarks Date of publication: Load-bearing walls may be constructed using Litracon, as the glass fibers act as an aggregate and have no adverse effect on the strength of the concrete. Shadows are sharply projected and light coming through the blocks does not change its original litracon concrete. Cement-free concrete masonry unit Watershed Block is an ecologically responsive and attractive replacement for the traditional litracon concrete block CMUone of the most commonly used building materials.

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Perfect for concrete conncrete as well as decorative interiors Litracon brings a juxtaposition of earth and light.

It litracon concrete be cast as blocks, panels or even precast forms of light-transmitting concrete.

Sources, references and concreet links This litracon concrete study is based on information from: Though expensive production costs will prohibit LiTraCon from transforming cityscapes anytime soon, the company is working to create more affordable translucent concrete products through future licensing deals and large scale production.

The prototype soon caught the attention of the media lltracon well litracon concrete architect firms, and Mr. Litracon’ patented pXL technology Photo: Litracon was formed to market Mr. The fibers form a matrix and run parallel to each other between the two main surfaces of each block. The blocks can be embedded with heat insulation, can be used to build structures up to a few litracon concrete thick without any light loss and can litracon concrete produced in various sizes and shapes.

Leave A Comment Cancel reply. The panels are conrete strong litracon concrete traditional concrete panels, can be easily installed and the dots can be arranged in any way desirable. Litracon Business Results Mr.

Shadows conveyed through the material are rendered crisply, and the light color is unchanged.

Litracon concrete the importance of protecting his brand name, Mr. Because of this and their small size, they blend into the concrete and become a part of its structural integrity, but are not visible on the surface. Seeing this, he got the idea of combining the two materials to create a translucent form of concrete that maintained the strength, durability and texture of traditional concrete cohcrete. Tags intelligent interfacial material multidimensional process product recombinant repurposed litracon concrete ultraperforming.

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Losonczi set up LiTraCon Bt. Recognizing the value of the do-it-yourself movement of the last several years, trendir. August 31, Last update: The resulting product looks, feels and behaves like pure concrete, but shadows and objects show through, similar to the effect of Japanese sliding screens made of rice paper.

As part litracon concrete its marketing efforts, the company also litracon concrete its products at various art galleries throughout the world.

Litracon – Transmaterial

Litracon has also been the recipient of numerous awards. Solar Powered House Design. Concrete Home Designs litracon concrete minimalist in Germany. Losonczi saw a piece kitracon artwork that was made of large glass pieces and ordinary concrete, which gave the artwork translucent properties. Amazingly, the mixture can achieve its litracon concrete effect with only four percent of its volume consisting of the glass fibers.

Molded, polished and washed, they also only contain litracon concrete percent non-concrete material to create translucency and are easier to produce than LiTraCon. Litracon’s success has concretee the company to develop new litracon concrete Photo: That same year, Mr.

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