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 10 finalists in this year’s Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge employ bio-based and recycled materials in sustainable building materials.
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.
Advances in green chemistry and the relationship between design professionals and building product manufacturers will revolutionize the way we think about products and materials.
The Space Age technology is poised to alter the insulation and thermal energy storage industries to significantly reduce building energy demand.
A new report examines the presence of asthma-causing chemicals in building materials.
Can these five materials change the way you do business?
A new tear-inspired material developed by scientists at Harvard's Wyss Institute could help architects with stormwater management in buildings.
Lighter concrete means reduced fuel during transportation.
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