Sustainable Development

Could this revolutionary brick be the answer to sustainable construction?

Researchers Dr. Dyllon Randall, Suzanne Lambert and Vukheta Mukhari stand with a bio-brick made  from urine at the University of Cape Town, in Cape Town, South Africa November 2, 2018. The odourless, grey prototype brick was grown in a mould in the lab over eight days and is the final product in a process that also produces fertilisers. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings - RC1D96876560

Finding more sustainable solutions to the working world is crucial for the planet's longevity. Image: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Sean Fleming
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The Life Cycle of Living Building Materials
Living building materials considerably reduce carbon emissions. Image: Matter
Formation of the LBM Mineralized Scaffold
How to make a living brick. Image: Matter
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