BY Simona Ganea  16th OCT 2021

Green and Eco-Friendly Alternatives For Concrete

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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

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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.

Bamboo

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

Glass

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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

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

Corten steel

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

Hempcrete

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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

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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.

Mycelium