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Mushroom Building Materials Grown To Be Stronger Than Brick

100% organic blocks of fungi that are water-, mold- and fire-resistant<p>Fungi has already been used to make lamps that are good enough to eat, but …

Bamboo Could Turn The World's Construction Trade On Its Head

Bamboo can also be a tasty snack. Credit: Chris Ison/PA<p>By Dirk Hebel<i>, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich</i><p>Bamboo, a common grass which can be …

Engineering

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3 Bio-solution semifinalists for Buckminster Fuller Challenge 2014.

Every community, regardless of social class, presents environmental problems which normally cost a fortune to repair. Water filtration for example, …

Sustainability

These Reinvented Urban Farms Grow Algae, Not Kale

If we’re serious about tackling the sustainability challenges that cities face, the urban bucolic vision is going to have to mean more than hipster vegetables.<p>Think of urban farming, and you might picture a rooftop vegetable garden. But designers from EcoLogicStudio in London think that cities …

IAAC students create responsive architectural material system

<b>IAAC students create responsive architectural material system</b><br>all images courtesy of ramin shambayati, ece tankal, and efilena baseta<p><b>‘translated</b> …