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Fresh Concrete: Shaping Better Places – Creating habitat for biodiversity using concrete

Online talk
Wed 26 Apr 2023, 1-1.30pm

This online series of talks showcases some of the innovative practice, and new types of concrete emerging to address climate mitigation and adaptation. 

Fresh Concrete, produced in partnership with The Concrete Centre, is a platform for knowledge sharing for all construction professionals, bringing a fresh approach and fresh thinking for concrete.

Recordings for Fresh Concrete 2022 can be found here.

The first event in this Fresh concrete series took place on Wednesday 26th April and featured the concrete crafted by ecological engineering specialists Artecology, live streamed from their workshop.


Speaker - Nigel George, Director of Artecology

Live streamed from Artecology’s workshop on the Isle of Wight, Nigel demonstrates their range of hand-crafted, eco-engineered concrete products. This includes projects developed, in collaboration with local communities, to enhance the beauty and biodiversity of artificial coastal structures, river flood defenses, and inner city spaces.



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Fresh Concrete 2023 series