Just putting a sign on a building to signify it is green is a missed opportunity, says Blaine Brownell, ARCHITECT's resident materials columnist.
Lighting, seating, and structural panels are among this week’s collection of products that do good with recyclables.
These finishes and systems use fewer harmful chemicals and incorporate materials that are otherwise headed for landfill.
The 10 finalists in this year’s Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge employ bio-based and recycled materials in sustainable building materials.
Advances in green chemistry and the relationship between design professionals and building product manufacturers will revolutionize the way we think about products and 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.
Green building expert shares industry predictions for the new year.
Good design and eco-friendly features set these finishes, fixtures, and other building materials apart from the rest.
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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