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11 Green Building Materials That Are Way Better Than Concrete


Green Lifestyle  (tags: construction, greenproducts )

Evan
- 1103 days ago - inhabitat.com
Concrete is a material that quite literally holds our cities together. From homes and apartment buildings to bridges, viaducts, and sidewalks, this ubiquitous gray material's importance to modern urban life is undeniable.



   

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Animae C (508)
Sunday July 10, 2016, 3:58 am
Very interesting, really like some of those homes.

Thanx Evan
 

Evelyn B (63)
Sunday July 10, 2016, 4:03 am
Very interesting, thanks, Evan
Another article that fits with one of these alternatives is worth reading: Colombia Builds Houses With Blocks Made of Discarded Plastics
 

Ben O (129)
Sunday July 10, 2016, 6:21 am
Wish I could afford to live in a passive house. Now I live in a 2-room apartment in a 50-year old house made of...guess what...? Yeah...concrete... : ~ (
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 10, 2016, 6:31 am
I would build a house, it would be straw and clay in consideration of geomantic principles and vastu knowledge, so that the positive energy can flow freely through the entire house. :)
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 10, 2016, 7:19 pm
Thanks!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 11, 2016, 6:08 am
The choices to pick
 

David M (3)
Monday July 11, 2016, 9:17 pm
Awesome. Most/all of these should be encouraged/subsidized, except maybe (to some extent) stuff like wood or straw bales for some situations in which they wouldn't be as safe.
 

Iona Kentwell (129)
Monday July 11, 2016, 11:28 pm
There are some great ideas here, thanks!
 

Dawnie W (250)
Monday August 22, 2016, 9:19 am
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❤️Thanking you kindly for sharing this information❤️
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