Styrofoam Houses

Scientists, engineers and architects develop an affordable, energy efficient, and earthquake-resistant house made from the same material used for disposable cups.
August 5, 2004, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"[S]ome American scientists, engineers and architects think they have a better way to rebuild Afghanistan, using polystyrene.Leading the project is the Washington-based Federation of American Scientists (FAS).Affordable, strong homesThe organisation are particularly interested in finding new ways of making homes safer, and more efficient, especially for those across the globe who live in sub-standard housing."

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Published on Wednesday, August 4, 2004 in BBC News
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