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.
A conservation philosophy resonates in the designs of this polycentric architecture firm.
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.
This deep green stone is made entirely of reclaimed materials.
Shredded bamboo fibers are intertwined with a pressure-treated base to form a high-density product 154 percent harder than red oak and 125 percent harder than North American maple.
The Milwaukee architectural firm's collaborative process is centered on sustainable outcomes.
The team at Terrapin Bright Green expands on its recent report "The Economics of Biophilia."
This wood substitute for nonstructural, exterior applications such as fascia boards and window surrounds is made from at least 70% recycled or rapidly renewable materials.