This page contains a list of different Building materials

Traditional[edit | edit source]

  • Clay (see Bricks)
  • Adobe (mixture of sand, clay and fiber, see Bricks)
  • Cob (mixture of sand, clay and fiber, not shaped into bricks though but rather shaped into a single, contiguous structure)
  • lime-and-sand (see Bricks)
  • concrete (see Bricks)
  • shaped stone (see Bricks)
  • Animal blood (see Bricks; best treated and used as fertiliser though)
  • Metal
  • Wood

Improvised[edit | edit source]

  • Plastic bottle (non cradle-2-cradle material)
  • Tire (non cradle-2-cradle material, see Earthship)

See also[edit | edit source]

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