Building Materials

New green buildings may be de riguer, but preservation does less harm.
Oct 26, 2015   Boston Society of Architects
Michael Demkowicz says that steel, aluminum, and concrete are among materials we understand least, but all have big possibilities for engineers.
Jul 23, 2014   MIT Spectrum
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.
Feb 25, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
A Welsh company is using ground-up plastic remnants to create a building material sturdy enough for housing.
Mar 21, 2010   Treehugger