Community Planting Day

Join the USGBC NCR chapter for a Waterfront Community Planting Day on October 30, 2011. For more information visit the official site.

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Living Buildings

A recent CNN article highlighted research being performed to develop carbon-asborbing building materials. Chemicals can be engineered to behave like organic microorganisms. Protocells would generate limestone while absorbing carbon; an interesting parallel to the sometimes protective effect that rust can have when iron comes in contact with water and oxygen.

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