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
Perth-based company Nanollose, has created an circular knitted jumper made from coconut waste.
A zero waste lab has launched in Greece, equipped with a robotic arm and recycling facilities.
What can architects learn from how animals construct their living spaces?
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Placing beeswax and metals into ceramics creates an antibacterial material.
Porous 3D printable material removes pollutants from water and air.
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.
Self-healing material can build itself from carbon in the air.
The materials that we choose to align our indoor environments with are beneficial in more ways than one.