Monday, June 30, 2014

Green spaces in cities may increase erosion of building materials such as stone, concrete and steel

Green spaces in towns and cities need extra consideration as they may be damaging buildings in the area, according to new research. When organic chemicals from trees and vegetation mix with air pollutants the resulting corrosive gas can increase the erosion of building materials, including stone, concrete and steel.



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