The Building Centre and MaterialDriven present a material library showcasing newly designed materials that utilize sustainable design practices for architectural applications. The material collection is a publicly accessible exhibit of innovative material samples and larger design objects. The collection consists of recycled and sustainable materials with a range of applications from flooring to surface design.
To enquire about exhibiting a material, please contact The Building Centre's commercial director, John Bonning, firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more about the material collection, please contact The Building Centre's content specialist, Anna Marks, email@example.com
What can architects learn from how animals construct their living spaces?
Placing beeswax and metals into ceramics creates an antibacterial material.
There is a rising demand for polystyrene in the architectural industry.
Pluvo is envisaged to clean the atmosphere by 60% and predicted to filter two cubic metres of air per second.
How does wood reduce stress?
Bolt Threads has spent over seven years studying the proteins found in spider silk.
Cellulose-based biomaterial stronger than steel and spider silk.
Adding sodium hydroxide to soil creates a durable, environmentally sustainable building material.
The materials that we choose to align our indoor environments with are beneficial in more ways than one.
Porous 3D printable material removes pollutants from water and air.