These finishes and systems use fewer harmful chemicals and incorporate materials that are otherwise headed for landfill.
Just putting a sign on a building to signify it is green is a missed opportunity, says Blaine Brownell, ARCHITECT's resident materials columnist.
The Space Age technology is poised to alter the insulation and thermal energy storage industries to significantly reduce building energy demand.
Lighting, seating, and structural panels are among this week’s collection of products that do good with recyclables.
I fell behind on our study schedule but for a good reason: I learned about architects’ growing push for increased building-material transparency.
What to do with building materials after the storm.
These environmentally friendly finishes and systems promote daylighting, the use of recycled materials, and sound dampening.
Advances in green chemistry and the relationship between design professionals and building product manufacturers will revolutionize the way we think about products and materials.
Though it's been slow to gain acceptance in the United States, industrial hemp may be a key building material of the future.
A salvage yard on Chicago’s northwest side, whose product line was featured in our June issue, finds new uses for landfill-bound building materials while providing job training.
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