Gallery: Could Bricks Made of Animal Blood Be the Future of Constructio...


Scientists have been trying to develop cheap, alternative building materials for years. But there’s one material that is surprisingly strong, secure, waterproof and perhaps just too creepy to handle: animal blood. Recent architectural graduate Jack Munro realized this abundant, greatly wasted substance, could be used as a building material in underdeveloped countries. However the controversial material is definitely a red flag for environmentalists already concerned about the numerous negative environmental impacts of the beef industry, while vegans and various religious groups will certainly not rest their head under a roof made of blood. Still, Munro argues that this innovative yet icky idea may have the potential to create new jobs and cleaner communities.

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  1. Olga Volik August 11, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    #1. Blood should be used as food for animals or people. #2. Mold. So, to sum it up this is a bad idea.

  2. Ryan MacRorie August 9, 2014 at 1:44 am

    What makes you so sure that we won’t have meat soon? It’s not like there’s going to be an apocalypse or anything…

  3. Animemangafanaddict January 23, 2014 at 11:21 am

    it is intresting

  4. vikaannefors October 18, 2012 at 4:16 am

    This is utterly stupid and horrible. Animal consumption will fall to zero soon, due to environmental factors, not just as a victory for animal lovers, hence this is not a “substance” that’ll be available. Horrific thought, I must say.

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