Bacteria Bricks

The Search for Sustainable Building Materials..

40% of global carbon dioxide emissions are linked to the construction industry. This whilst tying material costs to oil also ensures we continue to damage the environment we live in as we expand somewhat uncontrollably..

If we can manufacture projects in a way that conserves energy with organic sustainable components not only are costs cut dramatically, but the end product is a carbon neutral building.

One such product utilises naturally occurring cements, such as coral, bonded with bacteria to create bricks, see below:

Further reading see:

http://www.archdaily.com/472905/bricks-grown-from-bacteria

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