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The concrete set

The University of Leeds is known for its concrete architecture and our experts are studying the material from the very bottom up to pave the way for a stronger, more sustainable future.

It’s under your feet, under your car, under your bed and might be holding up the roof above you. The prevalence of concrete, nearly as ubiquitous as the air around us, might explain why we only notice the material when we think it looks terrible. But does concrete deserve its reputation for being dull or ugly?

Read the story in full on the University of Leeds website

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