Duracrete Fibre: Application of fibre in non structural concrete including plaster and screeding was discussed. Active role of architects in specifying the fibre applications.
Fly Ash: Benefits of fly ash in fair face concrete and reducing segregation and honey combing was highlight.
Geosynthetic Material: Use of geotextile for high rise building basement drainage as well as roof garden was presented. Use of geotextile as concrete fabric formwork was particularly appreciated by the audience and trial testing was being considered. Application of geomembrane as building basement waterproofing as well as case history of Bakht Tower was presented.