Tag: Sustainability

Researchers test soil-based materials for 3D printed buildings

A research team in the US are investigating the use of soil as an alternative to concrete in 3D printed buildings. If successful, they say it will help the construction industry develop more sustainable building methods and could provide “dignified” homes in poorer regions. Using local materials such as soil ...

Crack in concrete

Self-healing concrete – the future of construction

Self-healing concrete has been identified as a technology that will have a lasting impact on the future of construction Structural deterioration and building cracks remain a major concern for asset owners and managers. Self-healing concrete, which is still in its embryonic stages of development, could be the game-changing solution to ...

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