Could buildings made from ‘living bricks’ spell the end of fossil fuels?

The ALICE research consortium has created a prototype technology it claims could revolutionise clean building design

Brickmaker to cut energy and emissions with thermal battery storage upgrade

EnergyNest will deliver the 8MWh infrastructure, which will store excess energy for Senftenbacher in the form of heat and steam

Something clicks for LEGO’s sustainability efforts

The LEGO Group has launched a new pilot programme to collect old plastic bricks from across the US and refurbish them

From bags into bricks. Is plastic going to build the future?

Plastic waste can now be made into eco-friendly bricks for construction. US firm ByFusion’s RePlast machine turns any type of plastic waste into a solid block that can replace traditional bricks in buildings. The bricks produce 95% less greenhouse gases to make than a concrete block, have very high thermal and acoustic insulation properties and […]

LEGO’s multi-coloured bricks to go green

The founder of the multi-coloured building bricks are to invest DKK1 billion (£96m) in sustainable materials. The LEGO Group has established a ‘Sustainable Materials Centre’, which will be dedicated to research, development and implementation of new greener products. It will be based at its headquarters in Billund, Denmark and is expected to create more than […]