Cement based Materials

VP_BD_P_0030
Wah Fu corner tile
Material categories:

Ceramic

Cement based

Identification number:

20-0000-291-a

Off Wah Fu Road, next to SKH Lui Ming Choi Secondary School, there is a hidden entrance to a path crossing over the creek. This …

AB_BD_P_0038
Eroded tiles with mortar
Material categories:

Ceramic

Cement based

Identification number:

21-1000-282-a

Anthropogenic flotsam like eroded glass, pieces of concrete and tiles are washed up on the Sea Ranch Beach daily. Some residents have mentioned that the …

VP_BD_P_0069
Glass mosaic tile and mortar fragment
Material categories:

Glass

Cement based

Identification number:

22-7138-204-a

The fragment was sourced from a damaged planter curb in Whampoa, Kowloon, HK. Likely the result of physical damage and gradual mechanical weathering, the displaced …

Site Fragment 1
Precast Concrete Aggregate Paving Block
Material categories:

Cement based

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

22-7156-169-a

A precast concrete paving block with a surface treatment that exposes the recycled aggregates, likely from construction and demolition (C&D) materials. Crushing and recycling plants …

VP_BD_P_0102
Ceramic Planter Tile Fragment
Material categories:

Cement based

Ceramic

Identification number:

22-7156-168-a

A Ficus elastica tree's growing roots and insufficient adherence between old and new finishes contributed to the failure of this chunk of ceramic tile from …

2021-7182-007-a
Orange peel concrete
Material categories:

Cement based

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

21-7182-007-a

Dried orange peel is performing as aggregate in this concrete with the aim to decrease weight. As compared to a control sample with pure cement, …

2021-7182-004-a-1
Recycled terrazzo block
Material categories:

Cement based

Glass

Identification number:

21-7182-004-a

Commercial waste and industrial waste materials from a local Hong Kong neighborhood are crushed and combined with mortar into a terrazzo brick.

2020-7182-007-a
Loofah concrete
Material categories:

Plant / Plant based

Cement based

Identification number:

20-7182-007-a

Loofah concrete is a lightweight concrete (oven-dry density of less than 2000kg/m3). The air pockets created by the loofah fibers inside the mix make it …

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