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Unbuilding Walls: MasterTop at Biennale Architettura 2018

People, the spaces they live in and the stories that unfold and develop there are intrinsically linked. This is exactly what happened in Berlin between 1961 and 1989. ...
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Aerated autoclaved concrete solutions presented at Potsdam conference

At the 6th International Conference on Autoclaved Aerated Concrete, ICAAC, which is being held in Potsdam in early September, Master Builders Solutions will be ...
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Fish out of water: land-based fish farming in Norway

In 2017, Norway’s fish and seafood exports amounted to the equivalent of 36 million meals every day, year round, the Norwegian Seafood Council reports. A large portion ...
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How do you make concrete waterproof?

Population growth and urbanization are definitely two global megatrends. As a result, buildings must be constructed, especially in the cities. But what happens when ...
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Timber-concrete composite for a Swiss residential project

The ceilings in a new residential complex in the Swiss Canton of Aargau were to be made from a composite of wood and concrete. But how do you effectively create a ...
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Varying requirements despite a common legal basis: European ...

European regulations regarding waterproofing solutions for potable-water facilities remain complex and there is no common approach applicable across all EU member states.
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The new Henninger Tower – with MasterGlenium ACE and MasterSure

Almost 60 years ago, the recently constructed Henninger-Turm (Henninger Tower) – the grain storage silo of a brewery in the Sachsenhausen district of Frankfurt – became ...
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MasterEase for the new SRF news, sport and technology centre in Zurich

Concrete with a large share of cement replacement materials may be more environmentally compatible and often also more durable than conventional concrete but it is not ...
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Refurbishing and waterproofing the “Arctic Ring” at Copenhagen Zoo

In many respects, zoos present rather singular environments, and this becomes particularly evident when planning and scheduling construction or renovation projects: ...
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Rheology is the key to concrete processing

“Panta rhei” (everything flows). The Greek philosopher Heraclitus was already aware of this some 2,500 years ago – and it also applies to concrete. Nowadays, it is ...
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Ucrete, the toughest floor for the sweetest application

Hugely popular all over the world. Already known hundreds of years ago to the natives of South America like "food of the Gods". First introduced in Europe in 1550. ...
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Large-scale tests on concrete light shaft elements at a prefabricated ...

MasterFiber synthetic fibres in concrete prove themselves compared with steel and optimize the production process
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