New Biodegradable ‘Seeded’ Concrete Sprouts Living Plants!

July 18, 2013 by  
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William Lee Surface Design has developed a biodegradable ‘seeded’ concrete in collaboration with a materials scientist and  Shire Green Roof Substrates Ltd . The unique concrete provides an opportunity to welcome nature within architectural design, as well as provide a solution to lost habitats of native wildlife and flower species. With a similar consistency of regular concrete, the seeds start to germinate once water is added to the material. Plant growth through the substance slowly breaks down the material, which then decomposes into soil to make it completely biodegradable. + William Lee Surface Design The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Biodegradable ‘Seeded’ Concrete , seeded concrete biodegradable concrete , william lee , william lee surface design        

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New Biodegradable ‘Seeded’ Concrete Sprouts Living Plants!

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