Adelle King's blog - Jan 2018

As the editor of BUILD I have a keen interest in sustainable housing and new technologies.

Real vs. fake     by   Adelle King

29 January 2018

Faux building products and synthetic building materials are changing the way homes are being built as more homeowners and builders become aware of the low maintenance and environmental benefits these can offer...

Could self-healing concrete become a reality?     by   Adelle King

24 January 2018

Cracking concrete could be a thing of the past thanks to researchers at Binghamton University in New York who have begun developing a self-healing concrete . The researchers have found that mixing a fungus called Trichoderma reesei with concrete results in the fungal spores growing to heal cracks...