Green building: Can mushrooms help?

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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Source: The Economist