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Students use rice husks to build affordable homes in the Philippines.

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Monday, March 20, 2017, In : Green Building 


Rice husks used to be considered a waste product good for nothing but fire or landfills, but now enterprising companies are beginning to realize their potential as a sustainable building material. A group of students from the Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering at University of California used waste rice husks to manufacture termite-resistant composite boards with help from a $75,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop and build affordable housing in the Ph...


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Robots construct an art gallery in Shanghai from recycled bricks.

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, In : Architecture 

Archi-Union Architects have completed an unusual art exhibition space in Shanghai with the help of robots. Created for the Chi She artist group, the building in the city’s Xuhui district was built with recycled gray-green bricks salvaged from a former building. Designed with both traditional and contemporary elements, the Chi She exhibition space features an unusual protrusion made possible with advanced digital fabrication technology.
The 200-square-meter Chi She exhibition space was built ...

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Bio Bricks - the Future of Construction by Claire Cardwell

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, In : Green Building 
https://www.bebee.com/producer/@claire-cardwell/bio-bricks-the-future-of-construction

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Bricks - The ABCs of Green Building Materials by Aisha Abdelhamid

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Monday, October 24, 2016, In : Green Building 



https://www.bebee.com/producer/@claire-cardwell/bricks-the-abcs-of-green-building-materials-by-aisha-abdelhamid

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