Article - 7 Jan 2022
Today, a new breed of plant-based rigid foam products has entered the market, allowing developers to make use of the desirable characteristics of rigid foam without the environmental downsides.
Article - 17 Nov 2021
A research paper published online in October 2021 in Scientific Reports has considered current research into ancient masonry and studied blue brick in a modern building in Kaifeng, China. The results...
Article - 19 May 2020
Modern building ceramics are often treated to achieve a range of special properties and to improve their overall quality.
Article - 14 Nov 2019
Ceramic materials including brick, porcelain, and cement have been used to construct buildings for millennia, and are still some of the most widely used construction materials today.
Article - 8 Jul 2019
The construction industry needs to reduce its environmental impact for sustainable development. How could industrial hemp be used as an alternative a to traditional building material?
Article - 3 Apr 2019
Mycelium is the vegetative part of the fungus that grows beneath the surface and absorbs nutrients.
Article - 26 Mar 2019
On the whole, concrete is a fairly sustainable material and it has a number of environmentally-friendly benefits.
Article - 8 Jan 2019
This article explores the use of nanomaterials as construction materials in the building industry.
Article - 18 Apr 2018
Glass can be turned into micron-sized fibers, known as milled glass, which can be used to insulate walls & roofs of houses.
Article - 14 Jul 2006
Celcon blocks are ideal for the construction of solid walls, and the range of blocks available provides the designer with a choice of solutions which will meet the primary functions.