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February 22, 2022

The construction industry is responsible for 11% of the world’s man-made CO2 emissions—due to its reliance on concrete and steel. What alternative materials could be used in the future?

Film supported by @Infosys

00:00 - What are some sustainable alternatives?
00:31 - Why is construction bad for the environment?
01:08 - The problem with concrete
02:00 - Promising alternatives to concrete
03:07 - Can mushrooms help construct buildings?
04:09 - The impact of sustainable design
06:26 - Meeting the demand of emerging economies

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