Tag: building material

Construction Processes, Design

Brick Award 24 Honors International and Outstanding Brick Architecture

February 20, 2023

Via: ArchDaily

The Brick Award is an internationally established award that presents outstanding brick architecture from all around the world. Independent architecture critics, experts, architects and developers are invited to submit innovative and creative buildings and other construction works made of clay […]


What Is the Environmental Impact of Each Building Material?

July 7, 2022

Via: ArchDaily

Food pyramids are familiar to all of us. They are visual guides that show us the proportions of foods that we should supposedly eat on a daily basis, in order to stay healthy. Composed of a series of layers with […]


How Architectural Glazing Systems Make for Better Sustainable Buildings

December 1, 2021

Via: gb&d magazine

As building certification programs become more complex and demanding, building material suppliers have a choice. They can passively provide what’s asked for, or, like Kawneer, they can go further to make buildings more sustainable than ever. Kim Ferro—vice president of […]


Recycled concrete and CO2 from the air are made into a new building material

October 7, 2021

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

A new kind of concrete could reduce emissions from the construction industry. Calcium carbonate concrete is made from waste concrete and carbon dioxide from the air or industrial exhaust gases. It shows promise as a future construction material, especially in […]


The concrete industry’s ambitious plan for carbon neutrality

September 10, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Is it possible for an entire building material category to achieve carbon neutrality? The Portland Cement Association believes so, with some time and a lot of hard work. Rick Bohan, PCA’s Vice President of Sustainability, outlines the primary opportunities for […]


‘Wood’ you like to recycle concrete?

February 20, 2020

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

Researchers at the Institute of Industrial Science, a part of The University of Tokyo, have developed a new procedure for recycling concrete with the addition of discarded wood. They found that the correct proportion of inputs can yield a new […]