How Sustainable are Tile and Stone Products?
We don’t often think of tile or stone products as being particularly harmful, as far as materials go.
SmartPhones and Windows That Make Solar Power
Scientists from Michigan State University have produced a new type of solar concentrator which can be installed on pre-existing windows to convert them into renewable energy...
Green Nanocrystals Are as Tough as Steel
Scientists believe that by exploiting nature's ingenuity at the nano scale, they will soon be able to develop new green materials which will share some of...
Supermarket is the Latest Building Made of Ice
A Romanian supermarket chain has opened the world's first ice supermarket in the country's capital, Bucharest.
CO2 Emissions Could Become Green Building Materials
A new research project could see captured CO2 emissions transformed into solid carbonate rock to be used as a green building material.
Ash Cement Scientifically Proven to be Stronger
A new study has found that environmentally friendly cement made using waste ash is significantly stronger than its conventional peers.
Timber from Floor to Ceiling
In using only timber to create every interior design element - floors, walls, cabinetry, furniture and ceilings - John Wardle Architects has created a striking house...
Weatherboard House Extension Uses Material to Create Form
Australian firm FMD Architects has designed a residential extension in a Melbourne house using the home’s existing weatherboard to create a dynamic new house in which...