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How Sustainable are Tile and Stone Products?
Green
Friday April 17 2015

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
Energy
Thursday August 28 2014

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
Infrastructure
Tuesday January 14 2014

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
Commercial
Thursday December 12 2013

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
Environment
Tuesday September 24 2013

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
Infrastructure
Friday September 20 2013

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
Residential
Tuesday September 10 2013

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
Residential
Wednesday September 4 2013

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...