News - 23 Apr 2020
Frederick Douglass Academy VI (also known as FDA), is a co-educational public school for grades 6-12 located in Queens, New York City. In 1991, Dr. Lorraine Monroe founded the Frederick...
News - 21 May 2019
Production of cement will have an adverse effect on climate. This process is attributable to about 8% of annual global carbon dioxide emissions. But there is a constant increase in the need for...
News - 23 Jan 2019
How would it be possible to recycle the world’s stockpiles of treated sewage sludge and improve sustainability in the construction industry, simultaneously? The solution is to transform those...
News - 1 Nov 2018
Researchers from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania are coming up with new techniques for producing cementless concrete using fly ash—an industrial waste.
The end product...
News - 24 Apr 2018
A building technique as old as dirt is being re-tested as a ‘new’ and feasible modern construction material.
Compressed soil, also called rammed earth, is a construction technique...
News - 16 Jan 2018
Improved thermal insulation means lesser heating costs – but this should not be at the cost of sensational architecture. A new type of brick filled with aerogel could make thin and highly...
News - 12 Jan 2018
The National Association of Homebuilders' (NAHB) awarded AeroBarrier the 2018 Most Innovative Building Product and Best in Show. This year's competition was competitive, receiving 324 entries...
News - 18 May 2017
Homeowners looking to enhance a deck or porch, or add elegance to any room can now choose from 4 on-trend designs with the new beautifully designed allure™ Decorative Sheeting panels from...
News - 15 Mar 2017
A new study comparing the construction costs of brick buildings to five common exteriors shows that brick with CMU costs less than precast concrete, metal panel curtain wall and glass panel curtain...
News - 7 Mar 2017
The UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country is participating in a study into treating them with a magnesium-rich additive as opposed to traditional, lime-based applications