Building Materials

Can Deer Antlers Teach Us How To Make Unbreakable Materials?
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Can Deer Antlers Teach Us How To Make Unbreakable Materials?

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered the secret... More

Philly Non-Profit Demo Crew Trains New Workers, Salvages Old Building Materials
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Philly Non-Profit Demo Crew Trains New Workers, Salvages Old Building Materials

The Philadelphia Community Corps is creating jobs and recycling materials,... More

Insulating Homes with Natural Sheep's Wool
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Insulating Homes with Natural Sheep's Wool

Havelock Wool is pioneering the use of unaltered sheep’s wool as an... More

How Buildings Learn
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How Buildings Learn

Bookmark this one for a cold winter night: The "flow" version of Stewart Brand's... More

After 7 Months, Building Material Prices Are Down
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After 7 Months, Building Material Prices Are Down

OSB sees the end of a seven-month trend that put the material at its most... More

With Workers Scarce, More Home Builders Turn to Prefab Construction
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With Workers Scarce, More Home Builders Turn to Prefab Construction

A persistent shortage of construction workers across the U.S. is prompting some of... More

Turning Demolished Buildings Into Beautiful Materials
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Turning Demolished Buildings Into Beautiful Materials

Razing old structures creates huge amounts of waste. StoneCycling transforms it... More

Check Out These Bricks Made From Paper
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Check Out These Bricks Made From Paper

Old newspapers get a second life as multifunctional blocks that are sturdy, but... More

Highs & Lows of Price Volatility for Building Materials
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Highs & Lows of Price Volatility for Building Materials

Materials such as drywall and copper pipes have experienced extreme volatility in... More

Ohio Woman Sues Builder After Siding Begins to Melt
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Ohio Woman Sues Builder After Siding Begins to Melt

Reflections from energy efficient windows on a nearby house are believed to be the... More

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