Resource efficiency in construction

Multifunctional lightweight concrete elements with inhomogeneous properties (MultiLC)

Resource efficiency in construction and in the operation of buildings is becoming increasingly significant. The objective of the MultiLC research project sponsored by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research is to offer an approach for increased efficiency of building shells by development of multifunctional lightweight concrete elements.

Starting out with infra-lightweight concrete, a high-performance concrete that is thermally insulating as well as capable of transmitting loads, construction elements with a multi-layer buildup were developed and manufactured. Wall strength and...

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