Prof. Nele De Belie from Ghent University has been interview by the Danish radio Station. 


The topics discussed during this interview are:

How does the bacteria work

-          What do they do

-          How do you apply them to the concrete

-          How do the survive in the concrete

-          How well does it work to seal the concrete?

How does it affect the concrete

-          How much does the bacterial prolong the life of the concrete?

-          What do the bacterial do to the strength of the concrete?

-          In which constructions will this method be better to use ?


-          How much maintainance does concrete normally require?

-          Will this method be able to take away all the maintainance?

-          When will this method reach the industry?



What do you think about the idea of letting the bacteria make whole foundations


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