These Lego-like bricks are meant for making full-sized buildings

They could also be used to make bridges and sidewalks, all of which will be highly insulated, much stronger, and a lot cheaper to build.
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A company called Kite Bricks wants to disrupt the construction business with a Lego-like building system. It has developed “Smart Bricks” (S-Bricks) made out of high-strength concrete that can be used to make buildings rapidly, cheaply and energy efficiently.

These patent-pending bricks come in a variety of forms and sizes for different purposes and can easily connect together, with rows of knobs along the top of bricks that slot into voids along the bottom of other bricks. A special adhesive — which works like a super-strong double-sided sticky tape — dispenses with the need for cement.

S-Bricks can be delivered to building sites in a kit complete with standard doors and windows, allowing for structures to be assembled with a minimum of debris and labor. Steel bars can be slotted through dedicated channels in the bricks to provide the same support as traditionally reinforced concrete.

The bricks feature open internal spaces for insulation making for energy-efficient buildings, with Kite Bricks claiming the average five-story building made with S-Bricks can save around 30% energy compared with traditional construction methods.

The spaces are also left for infrastructure elements such as plumbing and wiring to run through the bricks. What’s more, there are removable panels that allow for easy access to these elements so that portions of walls don’t need to be torn down for maintenance.

Beyond houses and buildings, these smart bricks can also be used to make bridges and sidewalks — all of which will be highly insulated, much stronger, and a lot cheaper. According to Kite Bricks, S-Bricks are able to reduce the cost of construction by as much as 50 percent.

Takeaway

A company called Kite Bricks wants to revolutionize the way we make buildings with a Lego-like smart brick. Called S-Brick, it is made out of high-strength concrete that can be used to make buildings rapidly, cheaply and energy efficiently. Also like Legos, these bricks are available in a variety of forms and sizes for different purposes and can easily connect together, with rows of knobs along the top of bricks that slot into voids along the bottom of other bricks.

S-Bricks can be delivered to building sites in a kit complete with standard doors and windows allowing for structures to be assembled with a minimum of debris and labor. And in addition to buildings — they could also be used for making bridges and sidewalks — all of which will be highly insulated, much stronger, and a lot cheaper.
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FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS:
There are two key facts everyone should know about S-Bricks: time and money. In other words, they allow for the making of houses (and other structures) faster at a lower cost — while delivering energy efficiencies. As such, these smart bricks are ideal for any number of situations, including (but not limited to) student accommodation, affordable housing, emergency situations (refugee crises) and more. Helping solve any of these problems could be a major boost to one's political career.

FOR BUSINESSES:
There are two key facts everyone should know about S-Bricks: time and money. In other words, they allow for the making of houses (and other structures) faster at a lower cost — while delivering energy efficiencies. This further translates into a solid business opportunity allowing savvy companies to outcompete other developers and, yes, win government contracts for projects such as student accommodation, affordable housing, emergency situations (refugee crises) and more.