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Innovative new sustainable building material: Concrete canvas

Ian AndrewIan Andrew
Innovative new sustainable building material: Concrete canvas

A new building material called Concrete Canvas could drastically change the way that we are able to respond to natural disasters and humanitarian crises. In the video above, you can see how the flexible but sturdy nature of the material makes it easy to pop-up a large and durable tent in a very short amount of time.

concrete canvas shelter

And the only materials required to create it are water and air.

 

Located in Toronto, Ontario, Ian is the co-founder and managing editor of Greener Ideal.