Just putting a sign on a building to signify it is green is a missed opportunity, says Blaine Brownell, ARCHITECT's resident materials columnist.
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 10 finalists in this year’s Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge employ bio-based and recycled materials in sustainable building materials.
What to do with building materials after the storm.
Product manufacturers are looking beyond petroleum-based feedstocks to rapidly renewable or bio-based materials.
A minimalist furniture series uses recycled and reclaimed materials, photovoltaic panels get a colorful boost, and more in this week’s roundup.
Hanley Wood Sustainability Council members Blaine Brownell and Dennis Wedlick explore the push-pull dynamic between product development and high-performance design, and call for more experimentation between now and 2020.
One of green building's 'poster-child' products, bamboo has come a long way from its roots. Take a look at the latest selection criteria and product options.
A new report examines the presence of asthma-causing chemicals in building materials.
Green building expert shares industry predictions for the new year.
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