Concrete Construction

Hawaii Homes Built on Hardened Lava
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Hawaii Homes Built on Hardened Lava

A series of seven homes by California–based Craig Steely reflect their rugged... More

Seven Technologies from the World of Concrete for the World of Architecture
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Seven Technologies from the World of Concrete for the World of Architecture

These products and advances challenge the notion that the construction industry is... More

SOM on Taking Timber Towers from Tall Tales to Reality
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SOM on Taking Timber Towers from Tall Tales to Reality

Following the publication of its Timber Tower Research Project, the design firm... More

Bioreactor and Microbial Façades Take Green Energy to Another Level
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Bioreactor and Microbial Façades Take Green Energy to Another Level

Once a nemesis of buildings, mold, along with other organic life, is becoming a... More

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Global Holcim Award Winners Announced

A secondary school in Burkina Faso, a community center in Brazil, and an urban renewal plan in Germany take top honors and a total of $350,000 in prize money in the sustainable construction awards. More

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Building Green With Blended Cements

A look at the performance and sustainable advantages of using supplementary cementitious materials in concrete construction. More

Recycled-Content Concrete Mix From Quickcrete
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Recycled-Content Concrete Mix From Quickcrete

Quikrete. Green Concrete Mix comprises 50% recycled material, including recycled... More

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U.S. Green Concrete Council Releases Guide on Sustainable Concrete

“The Sustainable Concrete Guide—Strategies and Examples” contains eight chapters addressing concrete and sustainability. More

Lightweight Concrete for Architectural Panels
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Lightweight Concrete for Architectural Panels

Sonoma Cast Stone has made its Classic Concrete and NuCrete versions of EarthCrete... More

EARTHcrete From Sonoma Cast Stone
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EARTHcrete From Sonoma Cast Stone

EARTHcrete by Sonoma Cast Stone uses a high amount of recycled materials, such as... More

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