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Emerging Materials:  Water Splitting Solar Paint

By Paulina Solis on Feb 8, 2018 4:00:00 PM

 

Building, renovating or designing? How about transforming your roof or walls into energy producing surfaces? [1] [2] This has been made possible by researchers at Melbourne’s RMIT University This new form of solar paint can be applied to almost any surface [3] [4] and is far more cost effective than installing and maintaining solar panels.

 

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Emerging Materials: Grasscrete

By Ilvy Bonnefin on Feb 15, 2017 2:37:03 PM

Reducing the Heat Island

How Grasscrete is Reducing the Heat Island Effect

Partially Concealed and Stone Filled Mix (http://www.sustainablepavingsystems.com)

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Emerging Materials: Ferrock

By Ilvy Bonnefin on Feb 15, 2017 8:50:54 AM

Carbon Negative Future

Emergence of Carbon Negative Construction Materials

 

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Emerging Materials: Recycled Plastic

By Ilvy Bonnefin on Feb 8, 2017 10:00:10 PM

Recycled Architecture

Sustainable Design Through Recycling

 

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Emerging Materials: Mycelium Brick

By Ilvy Bonnefin on Feb 1, 2017 2:02:27 PM

The Future is Biodegradable

Development of Bio-fabricated Materials in the Construction Industry

Hy-Fi, Queen, NY, The Living, 2014 (http://www.thelivingnewyork.com)
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Emerging Materials: Thermo Bimetals

By Ilvy Bonnefin on Aug 12, 2016 2:56:21 PM

 In the ever evolving field of architectural design, new and exciting materials are being created in order to reduce the energy used by a building but not limit their ability to considerably heat or cool a building.

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