Sustainable Building Materials in Kerala – An Overview

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Sustainable Building Materials in Kerala – An Overview

Show simple item record Subha, V Lekshmi, M S 2014-08-19T05:34:02Z 2014-08-19T05:34:02Z 2011-04
dc.description ACEEE Int. J. on Transportation and Urban Development, Vol. 01, No. 01, Apr 2011 en_US
dc.description.abstract Kerala, God’s own country is blessed with immense natural resources. It’s high time that the state’s natural resources being utilized effectively. While sustainable development is the need of the hour, we have to take lead in initiating activities that would minimize the exploitation of our natural resources resulting in their effective utilization. This paper narrates an overview of innovative building materials especially using natural fibres available in Kerala and discusses the feasibility of utilising such fibres in the context of sustainable building materials in Kerala. The paper also discusses how these materials can be effectively utilized to reduce the huge investment in the construction industry en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Cochin University of Science & Technology en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher ACEEE en_US
dc.subject coir en_US
dc.subject straw en_US
dc.subject pineapple leaf fibre en_US
dc.subject off-white rice husk en_US
dc.subject cotton fibre en_US
dc.subject tapioca stalk en_US
dc.title Sustainable Building Materials in Kerala – An Overview en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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