Innovations

10 Innovative Buildings Made from Plastic

From uniquely designed houses to a stylish pavilion, plastic material science is moving architectural designs forward.

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Product Safety

Architect Magazine: Chemistry and the Building Process for Architects

This continuing education print course explores how chemistry enhances performance in the building industry as well as the future of chemistry for architects.

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Innovations

Super-slick material makes steel better, stronger, cleaner

A new surface coating for steel, made from rough nanoporous tungsten oxide, has researchers praising its durable anti-fouling and anti-corrosive properties.

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Material Science

Anti-aging treatment for smart windows

Researchers at Uppsala University have worked out a way to rejuvenate smart windows, also known as electrochromic windows.

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Energy Efficiency

This Tiny House is a Big Deal

Smaller dwellings like tiny homes can take big steps for the environment using innovative materials.

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