Just putting a sign on a building to signify it is green is a missed opportunity, says Blaine Brownell, ARCHITECT's resident materials columnist.
These finishes and systems use fewer harmful chemicals and incorporate materials that are otherwise headed for landfill.
Six futuristic construction materials that will change the way we build stuff.
The 10 finalists in this year’s Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge employ bio-based and recycled materials in sustainable building materials.
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.
What to do with building materials after the storm.
I fell behind on our study schedule but for a good reason: I learned about architects’ growing push for increased building-material transparency.
The auto and equipment maker releases nearly all of its “smart home” plans to the public.
Advances in green chemistry and the relationship between design professionals and building product manufacturers will revolutionize the way we think about products and materials.
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