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  • There's a tremendous list of options for building materials wood and steel, types of flooring and climate control levels of insulation.

  • And there are pros and cons to everything.

  • Next, we're featuring some materials that could surround us in homes of the future.

  • Our homes of the future may not look different, but how they're built, maybe completely new building materials are getting a makeover and companies air rethinking how Holmes air designed.

  • So right now, we are essentially in the penthouse.

  • Why isn't this a fancy apartment?

  • For bio Mason, innovation means redesigning one of constructions, most popular materials.

  • You're actually trying to then grow the cement, right?

  • That's right.

  • How do you actually do that?

  • We take bacteria and we put it in our aggregate and grows around each grain of aggregate a submit components.

  • It literally is just using the same organisms that are already doing things similar in the marine environment.

  • Exactly.

  • Building the homes of the future may mean planning for catastrophes.

  • Hurricane Sandy devastated New York in 2012.

  • A few weeks later, JDS Development started planning their newest high rise.

  • When we started designing this building right after Hurricane Sandy, Um, we were working with a group of 50 or 60 people that had all just lived through the problem.

  • And so we went around the room and we said, What happened to you?

  • They designed flood proofing measures below the building and installed a fleet of generators where the penthouse would be the most buildings, at least in Manhattan.

  • Don't do this.

  • No, nobody does this. The notion that you can't leave or that you shouldn't leave or that it's safer in your building than outside,

  • is a relatively new concept natural gas power generators means that residents will have power even if the rest of Manhattan is in the dark.

  • In the future, smart tech won't be limited to inside your home.

  • How we're building is changing, even if you can't see it.

There's a tremendous list of options for building materials wood and steel, types of flooring and climate control levels of insulation.

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Will Future Homes Be Built With Bacteria?

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/02
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