Green Materials

This Week in Tech: Putting Out Fire with Sound, a Table Saw that Spares Your Fingers, and a Future for Graphene
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This Week in Tech: Putting Out Fire with Sound, a Table Saw...

Putting out fire with sound, a table saw that spares your fingers, a future for... Read more

A New Kind of Studio: Teaching Nature-Based Design to Architecture Students
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A New Kind of Studio: Teaching Nature-Based Design to...

A recent graduate design studio at the University of Minnesota's College of Design... Read more

Using Additive Manufacturing to Build With Materials Sourced From the Jobsite
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Using Additive Manufacturing to Build With Materials Sourced...

Two firms, one in Italy and the other in California, are combining earthen... Read more

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Zaha Hadid Architects to Build Sustainable Bee’ah Headquarters Zaha Hadid Architects to Build Sustainable Bee’ah Headquarters

The Middle Eastern waste management company will source environmentally-conscious materials and integrate systems that are adapted to Sharjah’s climate. Read more

New UL Environment Report Examines the Efficacy of Green Product Claims
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New UL Environment Report Examines the Efficacy of Green...

A new report indicates that 70 percent of Americans are searching for greener... Read more

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The Plant Binder Lignin Could Replace Petroleum-Based Chemicals The Plant Binder Lignin Could Replace Petroleum-Based Chemicals

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found a way to break down the sturdy bonds of a biomaterial that is typically classified as waste. Read more

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USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Registration Deadline USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Registration Deadline

The period during which teams can register projects under the existing standard will now close on Oct. 31, 2016. Read more

New Materials Create Vast Opportunities in Sustainable Design
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New Materials Create Vast Opportunities in Sustainable Design

Blaine Brownell, University of Minnesota associate professor and director of the... Read more

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From Garbage to Glass: Mining Landfills for New Materials From Garbage to Glass: Mining Landfills for New Materials

Researchers at the Colorado School of Mines are sourcing consumer waste for valuable minerals that can be used to create products like glass. Read more

The Well Building Standard Wants to Green Your Occupants
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The Well Building Standard Wants to Green Your Occupants

A new sustainability credential from the International Well Building Institute—and... Read more

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