Slabs are one of the most used element for foundations, they look easy to handle and very effective.

But how can the bracing walls be well fixed onto this foundation? Is there some issue that have to be pondered over?

The following article goes in depth into this topic:

Concrete Shoes

Take a moment to relax. Forget about concrete issue, forget about durability, cement, admixtures, new mix design, innovation....take just a couple of minutes to enjoy the beautiful pictures and video of this stunning brutalist structure.

No more words, just enjoy;

Intersecting concrete slabs outline Stu/D/O architects' monolithic residence in Thailand

3D concrete printing is fast developing to the extent that now can even become more cost effective than traditional casting.

This article can be inspiring and maybe convince the most skeptical to take this technique into consideration.

Please read it carefully:

GE cuts costs by 35% in move from casting to 3D printing technology

We are heading towards a sustainable building world and new products are always welcome when they can contribute to a more eco-friendly development of construction.

Have you ever heard about hemptcrete? Is it possible to build with it? Please read the following article:

Building with Hempcrete: Build Environmentally

Graphene reinforced 3D printed concrete...that sounds simply great! Well, we are not talking about some sci-fi movie or distant future tchnology, no, it's just something that is happening today!

Do you want to get more info? All you have to do is clicking the following link:

HS2 to spearhead use of graphene-reinforced concrete

Did you know that waste tires can be reused in concrete mix design? Don't get me wrong they are not a new wierd type of aggregate....we are talking about graphene.

Would you like to know more about it? Well access this great study of Rice University:

Tires turned into graphene that makes stronger concrete