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Truncated Domes Made From Living Concrete?

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Truncated Domes Made From Living Concrete?

For centuries, builders have been making concrete roughly the same way: by mixing hard materials like sand with various binders, and hoping it stays fixed and rigid for a long time to come.

Now, an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder, has created a rather different kind of concrete — one that is alive and can even reproduce.

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The cement industry produces more CO2 emissions than most countries

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The cement industry produces more CO2 emissions than most countries

The cement industry produces more CO2 emissions than most countries. It may not survive. Investors worried about climate change are warning the world's biggest cement producers to reduce their emissions or face extinction.

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Seiichi Miyake's Truncated Domes Get the Google Doodle Treatment

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Seiichi Miyake's Truncated Domes Get the Google Doodle Treatment

When Seiichi Miyake found out a close friend was losing the ability to see clearly, he wanted to help. That desire led to an entirely new way for the visually impaired to navigate big cities, railways and parks. In America, we call the tactile warning and guidance system Miyake invented "truncated domes."

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Accessible Sidewalks, Shared Use Paths, and Street Crossings

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Accessible Sidewalks, Shared Use Paths, and Street Crossings

U.S. Access Board Webinar: Accessible Sidewalks, Shared Use Paths, and Street Crossings. Presenters will discuss common access issues and solutions and review proposed requirements for sidewalks and street crossings, curb ramps and blended transitions, and detectable warnings (truncated domes).

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TruncatedDomesDepot.com: New Expanded Website

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TruncatedDomesDepot.com: New Expanded Website

The Truncated Domes Depot website offers individuals, commercial builders and contractors, small business owners, schools and property managers, direct access to purchase American Made ADA and California compliant truncated domes in all styles, colors, and sizes.

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