Sustainability Compilation #1: Sustainable Housing

Brikawood Brikawood was developed by a French company and takes an aim at sustainability in construction. Instead of hammering the wood together the boards are constructed to fit into each other. This way you only need a minimum amount of extra supplies, construction is faster and it’s much easier than traditional methods. Interestingly there are…

Brikawood

Brikawood was developed by a French company and takes an aim at sustainability in construction. Instead of hammering the wood together the boards are constructed to fit into each other. This way you only need a minimum amount of extra supplies, construction is faster and it’s much easier than traditional methods. Interestingly there are more…

Mechanical Menagerie #2: A Different Future for Homes

Housing The company Apis Cor has demonstrated that they can 3-D print an entire house quickly and at a cheap (relatively) cost. They also claim to have created a mobile method of doing this, effectively letting them create houses on the go. Apis Cor The ShelterPack is an idea for disasters where people suddenly find…

Turn your plastic into Houses!

You can now build a house from plastic lying on the ground. A company called ByFusion is taking recycling to a new level. They have engineered a process which takes everyday plastic and molds it into a brick called RePlast which can be used just like any other brick. The process is versatile enough that…