Photo credits_Juan Manuel Vazquez
10 May 2018
The use of natural materials is growing rapidly in Argentina and other South American countries. Technical progress and policy implementation seem to go hand in hand The green building phenomenon in Latin America has taken off. Bio-based aggregates have started penetrating the construction ... Read more
  • 10 April 2018
    A new sustainable initiative in Bristol, in the UK, uses bio-based materials to face the need for additional and affordable housing supply Bristol is at the forefront of high-tech innovation ... Read more
  • 14 December 2017
    The ecological properties of hemp makes it one of the types of insulation used in construction with the lowest carbon emissions footprint A relatively recent interest in hemp as a building ... Read more
  • 14 December 2017
    Hemp, a multi-purpose crop that delivers fibres, shivs, seeds, and pharmaceuticals is currently used in insulation materials and bio-composites for a more sustainable construction industry. Russ ... Read more
  • 4 October 2017
    Adopting biobased materials in home building can slash construction costs, but is Europe ready to put aside its fears about GM products? One of the main contributors of CO2 emissions are the ... Read more
  • 10 April 2017
    Genetic investigations are the latest tool for busting unsafe microorganisms and improving air quality in buildings Usually associated with humid and sordid slums, mould is a frequent finding ... Read more

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