Building Evolution – A Look at Materials, Part 2: Issues and Alternatives

Building Evolution – A Look at Materials, Part 2: Issues and Alternatives In our previous post, we discussed the risks associated with the increased use of plastics in the ‎construction and interior furnishings industries. The diagram to the right illustrates where plastic materials ‎currently appear in low-rise and multi-story commercial ‎and multi-unit residential structures.‎ Click on … more

Plastic Waste

Building Evolution – A Look at Materials, Part 1: Risk‎

Building Evolution – A Look at Materials, Part 1: Risk‎ Over the past several decades, the materials used to construct and build commercial and multi-unit residential structures have changed significantly. In particular, the construction and interior furnishings industries increasingly use plastics instead of natural materials such as wood, metal, glass and natural fibers. A recent … more

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