Gallery: Researchers Develop Eco Super Bricks Made of Wool

 

We’re moving one brick at a time towards a more earth friendly building future, and researchers in Europe have just thrown their latest invention into the equation. Teams working together at the Schools of Architecture at the University of Seville in Spain and the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK have created a new environmentally friendly building material that is stronger and uses less energy to make than its conventional counterpart. The new blocks, which are reinforced by wool and seaweed, were developed during a push by the two universities to create more environmentally kind building materials that would also mechanically improve upon more traditional ones.

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