Green Materials

Kenyan Entrepreneur Makes Building Materials From Waste
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Kenyan Entrepreneur Makes Building Materials From Waste

Dr Aghan Oscar is recycling waste plastic into building materials and selling them... More

Oregon Home First U.S. Residence to Meet Living Building Challenge
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Oregon Home First U.S. Residence to Meet Living Building Challenge

LBC encourages the building industry to not only build green, but have the home... More

The IKEA of Housing?
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The IKEA of Housing?

Maura McCarthy on why industry leaders should produce only net zero homes. More

This Just Became the World's Cheapest Form of Electricity
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This Just Became the World's Cheapest Form of Electricity

Move over wind energy, solar energy is in town. More

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Substituting Solar Panels for Insulation in the Energy Code

The ERI path allows buildings to comply with the energy code in a completely different way. More

Strawberry-Covered Facade Is an Eco-friendly Upgrade to Scaffolding
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Strawberry-Covered Facade Is an Eco-friendly Upgrade to Scaffolding

According to engineering firm Arup, these green facades can reduce air pollution... More

How to Make an Old Condo Building More Eco-Friendly
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How to Make an Old Condo Building More Eco-Friendly

Older buildings are introducing permeable pavers, highly efficient appliances,... More

A Light is Powered by Living Organisms
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A Light is Powered by Living Organisms

This LED pendant by Teresa van Dongen is powered by living organisms that require... More

Up on the Roof with Tesla
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Up on the Roof with Tesla

The company looks to help solar panels take off with new design that builds panels... 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

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