Innovative concrete blocks can transmit light

10/25/2011 | SmartPlanet.com

The first commercially available transparent concrete, or Light Transmitting Concrete, was developed by Aron Losonczi, a Hungarian architect. LiTraCon is a combination of concrete and optical fiber strands that comprise just 4% of the block's total volume, and "can theoretically transmit light up to a thickness of 65 feet."

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