Article - 28 Aug 2023
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.
Article - 5 Jul 2023
Designing infrastructure that can withstand the effects of earthquakes and other natural disasters is a key concern within the construction industry. This article will explore how engineers take into...
Article - 23 Jan 2023
Prometheus Materials, a startup commercializing University of Colorado Boulder research, recently began production of a coral-inspired organic biocomposite concrete alternative that could eventually...
Article - 22 Dec 2022
Sustainability and circularity in the construction industry is a hot-button topic at the moment. Watershed Materials have developed eco-friendly, aesthetically pleasing masonry that uses less cement....
Article - 24 Oct 2022
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...
Article - 30 Aug 2022
The primary application of biochar, a highly porous substance made from plant debris, is to improve soil. However, more recent breakthroughs have paved the way for its use as cladding material.
Article - 29 Apr 2022
Glass is a non-crystalline amorphous solid that is often transparent; it has wide applications in construction. This article examines some of the different types of glass used for construction.
Article - 11 Apr 2022
Foam concrete is a unique concrete material with numerous applications not only in the construction industry. This article explains what the material is, describes its advantages and applications, and...
Article - 7 Apr 2022
The inclusion of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) fiber in concrete improves its toughness significantly, according to previous research. The mechanical and thermal performance of polyvinyl alcohol fiber...
Article - 31 Mar 2022
Cities release 70% of CO2 emissions and utilize two-thirds of global energy production, while buildings consume more than one-third of global final energy consumption; thus, growing energy-usage...