The Building Centre presents a digital material resource showcasing newly designed materials which utilize sustainable design practices for architectural and design applications.
The Building Centre also have a rolling display of material samples, including a range of scalable sustainable and recycled materials; featured in the product and material galleries within the Centre.
To learn more about the online material collection, and what material samples are currently on display, please contact the Building Centre's Content Editor, Anna Marks, firstname.lastname@example.org
To enquire about exhibiting a material, please contact the Building Centre's Commercial Director, John Bonning, 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?
Pluvo is envisaged to clean the atmosphere by 60% and predicted to filter two cubic metres of air per second.
Placing beeswax and metals into ceramics creates an antibacterial material.
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a bioplastic is formed from crab shells and plants.
Porous 3D printable material removes pollutants from water and air.
Four designers from Imperial College and RCA have made a bioplastic from lobster shells.
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.