Insulation is a must of energy-efficient homes. New options offering recycled and renewable materials make the selection and installation processes easier.
Product manufacturers are looking beyond petroleum-based feedstocks to rapidly renewable or bio-based materials.
Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore., is now offering a Bachelorof Science degree program in renewable materials.
Green building is progressing beyond sustainable design and toward the question of how the built environment affects human health and well-being.
The cross-disciplinary group announced an open application programming interface for manufacturer-supplied material ingredient information and a materials-health certificate.
Extracts from marine plants can substitute the expensive platinum in photovoltaic cells.
A conservation philosophy resonates in the designs of this polycentric firm.
These environmentally friendly finishes and systems promote daylighting, the use of recycled materials, and sound dampening.
The accomplished architect and preservationist will work part-time as a senior strategic adviser, focusing on ILFI's Living Product and Living Community challenges.
The 4th International Holcim Awards is now accepting projects that contribute to a more sustainable future within architecture, building, civil engineering, landscape and urban design, and construction materials and technologies.
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