An inflatable tent that turns into concrete when it gets wet has been developed by a pioneering British firm, according to the innovation company PSFK.
The new Concrete Canvas Shelter, as it is called, is easily erected by two people in less than an hour and hardens into a concrete structure once it's been filled up with water and blown up, completely setting within a day, according to PSFK.
National Geographic described the invention's implications as "far-reaching."
Watch their video report on the new technology here:
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