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DID YOU KNOW THAT...?
 

Did you know that Rheology, i.e. the study of materials with both solid and fluid characteristics, is also used in the food industry for cheese and ice-cream? Discover how rheology is used in the concrete industry here.

 
 
 
IN-HOUSE TALKS AND STATEMENTS
 

The early bird registration for the 3rd RILEM SPRING CONVENTION AND CONFERENCE, RSCC2020, taking place in Guimarães, Portugal, on 10-14 March 2020, closes on 31st December!!!!


 


The event is organised by the University of Minho. The Organizing Committee, chaired by Prof Eduardo Pereira, is particularly committed to bring a novel and fresh organizational structure suiting proactive and enthusiastic young researchers and practitioners interested in the technical and scientific initiatives of RILEM. The programme is oriented to ‘renovation’ and ‘youth’, as well as to the enriching intergenerational networking and exchange of experiences.


 


The theme of the event is “Ambitioning a sustainable future for built environment: comprehensive strategies for unprecedented challenges”. Under this theme, four main topics are proposed: 1 Strategies for a resilient built environment, 2 New materials and structures for ultra-durability, 3 Service life extension of existing structure and 4 Shift to a circular economy. The preliminary program is already online.

 
 
 
OUTSOURCED BUSINESS AND STORIES
 

Kazunori Fujimoto Architect and Associates completed an ALL-CONCRETE house overlooking the Seto Inland sea in Hiroshima, Japan, called "House in Ajina". The house features walls, floors, staircases, window frames and even a kitchen bench all in concrete. The house represents a simple composition that responds to the blessings of the location, where to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the Seto Inland Sea.

 
 
 
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