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Study Tests Tires for Architectural Use

Researchers from the University of South Australia have recently conducted a series of tests to observe how end-of-life tires might be utilized in widespread architecture.


TX to Host Continent's Largest Living Wall

A 26-story high-rise is planned for Dallas and, according to reports, North America’s tallest “living wall” is slated to come with it.


London Development Features 'Living Wall'

Architecture and interior design firm Sheppard Robson (London) released renderings last month of what will become the mixed-use Citicape House.


Living Architecture Tool Now in Pilot Phase

The Green Infrastructure Foundation announced on Monday the release of its new Living Architecture Performance Tool, which it says will aid projects that involve green roofs and walls.


Professor Patents Bio-Panel System

Paper, weeds, industrial hemp and discarded forest products are among the waste materials a University of Colorado architecture professor and former graduate student are using to produce bui...


Are ‘Green’ Buzzwords a Buzzkill?

With the construction industry abuzz with jargon that makes consumers think “green,” just how much do Americans really like or understand the words that have become the norm in the building ...


Public Garden’s Loos Lead the Land

In the battle of the bathrooms, the lush thrones of Longwood Gardens outside Philadelphia now wear the crown.


Meet Canada's Living, Breathing Bridge

Mother Nature is giving bridge coatings a run for their money in Canada, where an overpass now owes its aesthetic to plants, not paint.


Overpass Walls Get Garden Makeover

A Vancouver-based design firm has blended nature with transportation in a green project high above a busy roadway in Surrey, British Columbia.


Sawdust Fires up a Greener Brick

A combination of new technologies—and a whole lot of sawdust—has enabled Australia’s largest brick producer to turn out what it calls the first carbon-neutral brick.


Brick Billed as Carbon-Neutral First

Australia’s largest brick producer has unveiled what it calls the first carbon-neutral brick—thanks, in large part, to a novel use for local sawdust.


Nature’s Novelties: Top 10 Building Materials

Insulation made from fungus and sheep’s wool, toxin-trapping drywall, bacteria-boosted bricks and other novel building materials are the new Top 10 finalists of the first-ever Cradle to Crad...


Wall Panels Tout Impact Strength

Sustainable building materials supplier 3form has added four new collections to its Varia Ecoresin line of translucent wall panels.


 
 
   

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