Textile research institutes and corporations have in recent years researched fiber-based alternative construction materials and developed products ready for market destined to replace classic materials like steel.
INFOGRAPHIC: Materials in Architecture (A History)
carbon negative cement construction This new building material not only addresses cement's contribution to carbon pollution by eliminating that characteristic, but takes an additional step to remove carbon pollution from our atmosphere.
Landfill materials made into a stone appearance; Experimental architectural claddings, still under development, result from a variety of waste materials that would otherwise be landfilled. Image Courtesy of Stonecycling
The Domus project 2015 - The Domus project is the construction in scale of an imaginary medieval palace. It's made of clay, stones, slate, wood and other construction materials in the style of rich genoese buildings from the middle of XIV century.
Creative Uses Of PVC Pipes In Your Home And Garden PVC pipe is one of those ordinary construction materials that is cheap to buy, readily available and easy to work with. You can cut it, paint it, drill it and glue it easily.
This is a hempcrete cottage. Hempcrete is a mixture of hemp and lime, a lightweight construction material that can be used for walls, insulation of roofs and floors and as part of timber-framed buildings.