|Overview: Translucent Concrete
Concrete that allows light to pass through it typically using fiber optics.
What is Translucent Concrete?
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Translucent concrete is concrete that allows light to pass through it. This is usually based on a fine concrete that encases optical fibers designed to allow light to pass from one side to the other. The fibers are typically visible on both sides of the concrete and may be placed to create a pattern of light. Objects on the light source side of the concrete may appear as shadows on the other side. This can have some interesting design implications. Translucent concrete is used in facades, interior walls and ornamentation.
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