Building Materials of the Future

 

Three materials — steel, concrete, and aluminum — account for about 23% of CO₂ emissions from new construction.

Michael Green ​CEO of the Social Progress Imperative
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Building Materials of the Future

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Manufacturing and construction account for a massive 12 percent of global emissions. But what if the materials we used to build our homes, offices, and roads could reduce emissions and even trap carbon? Carbon-sucking concrete? Skyscrapers made of mass timber? Hear from entrepreneurs and inventors who have already developed these futuristic building techniques, with market-ready materials ready to scale.

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