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Imagine a room without windows; it is day time but there is no light streaming through the door and no light are on inside. There is light however, because the walls are made up of translucent concrete, so far no-one has actually built room like this, but it is technically possible. LiTraCon a new concept in concreting field is gaining fast acceptance from civil and architectural firm from aesthetic avenues. LiTraCon is smart combination of optical fibers and fine concrete. Because of little size of filaments, they mix in to concrete turning into a part of material like little bits of total. Strands of optical filaments in cement to send light either normal or fake. The LiTraCon can be used in the variety of architectural and interior design applications such as cladding, side way, logos, litracube lamps, arches, speed bumps and also for heat insulation. Light conducting glass fibers have been used for a long time in technical fields such as communications, medicine and automotive sector.
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