jul 22, 2016 . colombian company conceptos plásticos recycles plastic into disaster-resistant building blocks families can use to easily build their own homes.
solar modules made from plastics are used in solar roof panels, even on inclined . and roofing. • inside the home, plastics provide wallpapering, . resources. in fact, in terms of its whole life-cycle, plastic is one of the most energy-efficient materials. benefits of plastics in building and construction. 2. why use plastics?
apr 15, 2015 . building with waste, a new book about, well, you can guess, may not sound like it should top your holiday reading list – but, construction geeks as we are, we found its premise fascinating. these colourful bricks are made from old plastic bags, which are notoriously difficult to recycle in any other way.
jan 3, 2018 . ecodomum produces 120 panels each day in their plant, thus transforming 5.5 tons of plastic waste into building materials daily. they have built over 500 recycled plastic homes of 430 to 460 square feet each, complete with a living room, two bedrooms, a kitchen and a bathroom, for a price of a little less.
jul 21, 2016 . in bogota, 700 tons of plastic is discarded daily, with only 100 tons of that recycled. but that's all beginning to change, thanks to the work of architect oscar mendez. his company, conceptos plásticos transforms plastic and rubber waste into a construction material, and uses it to build houses for those who.
jan 22, 2016 . that works out to some 5.5 tons of plastic waste being converted from trash to building materials every day, just from one small plant. a simple house uses about 80 of these panels, and according to founder carlos daniel gonzález, includes about two tons of plastic, and can be built in about a week.
plastics make it possible has videos on building a plastic tiny house. the pmip tiny house is in colorado. watch and learn how it's done!
jan 27, 2016 . engomi, cyprus, is home to the architecture research center at the university of nicosia in a building that once housed a shoe factory. covered in multicolor polycarbonate panels, the structure—designed by petros konstantinou and yiorgos hadjichristou architects—provides ample light for the students.
jul 25, 2016 . tiny house nation star zack giffin and builder paul baumann partnered with plastics make it possible to build a tiny house that would showcase how . new product incorporates energy producing solar cells into the plastic roof shingle itself, so there's no need for an additional bulky panel on the roof.
trinseo also offers a range of high-performance thermoplastic solutions to produce structural sheets, allowing extruders to produce regular or insulation panels but also heavier and more complex multi-wall sheets with enhanced thermal insulation properties. our building and construction applications include: transparent.
nov 28, 2016 . amazing plastic bottle houses around the world and ideas for building your own.
nov 9, 2011 . nigeria's first house built from discarded plastic bottles is proving a tourist attraction in the northern village of yelwa, writes the bbc's sam olukoya.
jan 19, 2016 . they're taking the country's mass of plastic garbage and recycling it into building materials for affordable housing. with over . each of ecodomum's 430 square foot prototype houses uses 2 tons of plastic and with current government subsidies the total cost is just 5,000 pesos (or approximately $280 usd).
may 1, 2011 . for more information: samarpanfoundation.org construction with bottles do you remember the last time you bought a drink in a plastic bottle? chanc. recycling wise, its brilliant, as a start up to building your home when you don't have the money to buy bricks is also brilliant.
dec 12, 2017 . constructing a house by plastic bottles used for the walls,. joist ceiling and concrete column offers us 45% diminution in. the final cost. separation of various components of cost. shows that the use of local manpower in making bottle panels. can lead to cost reduction up to 75% compared to building the.
jan 15, 2016 . mexico ranks 12th in global plastic consumption, leading to a lot of waste. this startup turns waste into building materials—helping reduce extreme poverty.
kutner had read about communities elsewhere in latin america using plastic bottles stuffed with compacted trash as building material. perhaps, kutner thought, the rest . the workers started by filling metal frames—each measuring ten square feet—with bottles encased between sheets of chicken wire. then they fastened.
from residential homes to commercial buildings, and from hospitals to schools, architects and designers rely on plastics to help maximize energy efficiency, durability . a one-year study1 found that the use of plastic building and construction materials saved 467.2 trillion btu of energy over alternative construction materials.