After ten years of research at the TU Berlin and a first house, which has proved successful for a decade, Infra-Lightweight Concrete is now ready for practice. The risks that any innovation takes are now manageable. For those who want to use or further explore this high-performance concrete as a load-bearing thermal insulation, the linked paper first summarizes the most important things about such very light concretes.
The further results of Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Mike Schlaich’s und Dr.-Ing. Alex Hückler’s recent and ongoing research are then presented and discussed in detail as well as topics like the material-compatible development of structural details and the design potential of such new concretes.