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Composite panels enable fast house construction - Materials Today

Sep 4, 2010 . InnoVida Holdings, a Florida-based manufacturer of composite panels, has developed proprietary materials and processes for rapid construction of . from the feature Building on the advantages of composites in construction, published in the September/October 2010 issue of Reinforced Plastics magazine

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Here's the dirt on a prefabricated plastic earth sheltered home .

Nov 30, 2015 . Green Magic Homes. The Green Magic Homes system has addressed these problems in an entirely new way, using the age-old methods of building with earth in conjunction with the space-age technology of composite materials. The inner shell of the buildings is very strong, light, waterproof, and modular,..

Nev Houses: Designer Nev Hyman creating flat-pack, cyclone-proof .

Apr 19, 2016 . Then, four years ago, Mr Hyman teamed up with leading Sydney architect Ken McBryde to experiment using recycled plastic waste and wood-plastic composite to make cheap homes for Pacific nations that could be quickly set up by non-expert local labour. Nev Hyman and Ken McBryde Photo: Surfing..

What are the pros and cons of fiber cement or a composite .

(Think refining, importing, mining, politics, energy use.) It is a polymer, plastic like product. Some people are not happy with having a plastic house. There are many 'plastic' building materials these days. As an architect, I find user happiness is greater in a more natural house. The manufacturing of polymers,..

Recycled Plastic Building Materials | Plastics Make it Possible

Aug 13, 2015 . Check out the innovative ways that many companies are using recycled plastic building materials to build brand-new homes! . I-Plas creates composite lumber from recycled plastics and wood that can be used like traditional lumber, from structural support to decking, fencing and retaining walls. Natures..

Composites as High Performance Building Solutions - Green .

Jan 20, 2017 . Technically known as fiber-reinforced plastics or fiber-reinforced polymers (FRP), plastic composites generally comprise two components: a reinforcement fiber and a polymer binder (often called . Agricultural and wood fibers have also generated interest in the last decade, especially in the housing sector

Fast-build construction with composites : CompositesWorld

It is a modular construction system based on industrialized production of composite sandwich panels made from fiberglass-reinforced composite sheets and insulating core, connected at corners and other joints by pultruded profiles. The original idea was to build affordable houses, explains Mussio. But soon it became..

Colombia builds houses with blocks made of discarded plastics .

Jun 11, 2016 . Colombian architect Oscar Mendez is building a house with blocks and cuboids made of discarded plastics. (Soundbite) Oscar Mendez, CEO Concepts Plastics. "We. . If companies can tap into the #3 pvc, they can create thicker and larger composite bricks for commercial use with higher tensile strength

Recycled Plastic Nevhouses Provide Cheap Housing and Divert .

Dec 18, 2013 . A pioneering solution, the prefab homes are built from composite recycled plastic compound (CRPC). In addition to providing a cheap construction material, the recycled compound helps to divert waste from landfills. Waste is collected from the city streets, taken to the company's factory, where it is then..

Can Plastics Supplant Wood and Concrete as a Structural Building .

Oct 16, 2012 . Dr. Tom Nosker of Rutgers University invented a structural composite material made from 100 percent recycled plastic that Axion International now uses to make railroad ties and bridges. Nosker predicts it is very likely that recycled plastics will be used more widely to build homes. It's only a matter of time..