Eco-Friendly Concrete Building Walls Grow Moss

Eco-Friendly Concrete Building Walls Grow Moss
technology

Researchers in Spain have created cement that uses natural rainwater to grow moss.

Don Michael Acelar De Leon
  • 8 january 2013

Living walls consisting of hanging plants or vines are often used in urban spaces, but researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona are currently developing a new type of ‘biological concrete’ that can capture rainfall and create living walls of moss and fungi, bringing  buildings one more step closer to being eco-friendly.

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