Lilian Stolk

Light transmitting concrete

Litracon is a combination of optical fibres and fine concrete


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The fibers can transmit light to over 50 feet. Because they occupy only a small percentage of the total concrete block, they do not significantly effect the structural capabilities of the poured pieces. This new form of concrete is interesting for all kind of artistic and functional applications. Daylighting possibilities abound and all with potentially much lower heat loss and cost and with greater durability.

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