Italcementi's white-concrete research lab in Italy earns LEED Platinum

01/25/2013 | Inhabitat

Italcementi's i.Lab in Bergamo, Italy, is one of the first buildings in the country to achieve LEED Platinum certification. Among its features are a "curtain wall of concrete louvers" and a facade made from the company's own product, white TX Active concrete, which breaks down pollutants when it reacts to ultraviolet rays and stays white because it has "self-cleaning properties."

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