In line with achieving net zero emissions by 2050 and limiting global warming to 1.5oC above pre-industrial levels, the UN has announced a new plan to decarbonize the construction sector, traditionally one of the most polluting industries globally.
The UN’s Decarbonization Plan for the Construction Sector
By Reginald Davey
Mimicrete’s Sustainable Self-Healing Concrete
How to Build Wildfire-Resistant Buildings
By Michael Greenwood
SolCold’s Solar-Powered Passive Cooling Coatings Tackle Urban Heat Islands
What is Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC)?
Taking a Look at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures by RPBW Architects
Join Polyglass at Western States Roofing Contractors Association Expo!
Tall Buildings Could be Built Quicker if Damping Models Were Correct, Study Finds
Wood Offers Tangible Pathways to Reduce CO2 Emissions of Construction
From Metsä Wood
Construction and Architecture Professionals Invited to Specialist CPD Seminars
Floating Sea Farms: An Ingenious Solution to Feed the World and Ensure Freshwater by 2050
Biochar Helps Reduce the Carbon Footprint of the Construction Industry
What To Know About Bioengineered Construction Materials
Green Building: Where Are We Now?
By Ben Pilkington
Can Fossil Fuel Free Steel Mitigate Construction’s Carbon Footprint?
Calcium Carbonate Concrete: Building on Recycling
By Skyla Baily
What are the Positive Human Effects of Biophilic Urban Planning?
Cool Roofs and Islands: Simple Solutions to Protect Cities from Rising Heat
By Sarah Moore
In this interview, Murielle Goubard, the Global Sector Manager for Building Materials at Malvern Panalytical, talks to AzoBuild about sustainable challenges in the cement industry.
This International Women's Day, AZoBuild had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Silke Langenberg from ETH Zurich about her impressive career and research.
AZoBuild talks with Stephen Ford, Director at Suscons and Founder of Street2Meet, about initiatives he is overseeing that look to provide sturdier, longer-lasting, and safer emergency shelter to those who need it.
This article will provide an overview of bioengineered building materials, discussing materials, products, and projects that have been made possible due to research in this area.
With an increase in the pressure to decarbonize the built environment and build more carbon-neutral buildings, the reduction of embodied carbon has become of great importance.
AZoBuild talks to Professors Noguchi and Maruyama about their research and development of Calcium Carbonate Concrete (CCC), a new material that has the potential to cause a sustainable revolution in the construction industry.
AZoBuild spoke to Lacol Architecture Cooperative about their La Borda Cooperative Housing project in Barcelona, Spain. This project has been shortlisted for the 2022 EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe award.
AZoBuild talked to Peris+Toral Arquitectes, finalists for the EU Mies van der Rohe award, about their work 85 Social Housing Units project.
With 2022 now underway, excitement has built following the announcement of the shortlisted architectural firms nominated for the EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe award.