Building Materials

October 26, 2015, 7am PDT
New green buildings may be de riguer, but preservation does less harm.
Boston Society of Architects
July 23, 2014, 11am PDT
Michael Demkowicz says that steel, aluminum, and concrete are among materials we understand least, but all have big possibilities for engineers.
MIT Spectrum
February 25, 2013, 6am PST
Using a set of mid-February photographs from Iceland, Chuck Wolfe describes scaled expressions of urban settlement and transport in Iceland and derives principles for building better places.
The Atlantic Cities
March 21, 2010, 1pm PDT
A Welsh company is using ground-up plastic remnants to create a building material sturdy enough for housing.
Treehugger