BY Simona Ganea  16th OCT 2021

Green and Eco-Friendly Alternatives For Concrete


Rammed earth walls are a strong alternative to concrete walls and a great option if you’re looking to give a house or a building a more earthy and organic look

Rammed earth


Bamboo is a really great material appreciated for its strong and lightweight character and it can be used in a lot of different ways thanks to its versatility.



Glass is the perfect building material for structures that are meant to be in sync with their surroundings and to offer panoramic views.



Wood logs are usually preferred for structures such as cabins because they’re more closely linked to nature and the surroundings and they look and feel more organic

Wood Logs


The Corten steel gives the exterior a distinguished look and helps it blend with the surroundings.

Corten steel


Hempcrete is one of the lesser known building materials. It’s a composite made of hemp and lime.



Believe it or not, plastic can actually be used as a building material. In fact, this house was made from more than 600,000 recycled plastic bottles.

Recycled plastic


In case you didn’t know, mycelium is the vegetative part of fungus and it’s a bacterial colony that can grow into a variety of organic materials which can be treated and transformed to be used in numerous types of projects like furniture and even construction.