3-ply Cassava starch glue board. In the board glued with cassava starch glue and fewer plies, there was no ply separation. However, it was moldy and damp to the touch.

The material research at the University of São Paulo, which began with a workshop, is now in the monitoring phase – evaluating how the banana tree fiber boards have held up

On March 17, students at the University of São Paulo visited Contain[IT]'s factory to learn details on the capabilities of the container structures and their use.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • May 31, 2014
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Ground breaking ceremony at Toms River High School North, project updates, events, and more!

The Workshop on Coastal Communities, Tools for Resilient Reconstruction held by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) on March 31, was the second of three gatherings dedicated to sharing experiences in post-Sandy recovery efforts across the affected region to build back better.