Sustainable construction materials | The Secret Story of Stuff: Materials of the Modern Age
Designer Zoe Laughlin explains the dangers of MDF and demonstrates a sustainable alternative using potato waste and fungi.Tweet
Building maintenance | Bitesize Secondary
A succinct description of why water is a building's worst nightmare, due to its ability to destroy building materials in endless ways.
Optical fiber technology | The Secret Story of Stuff: Materials of the Modern Age
Designer Zoe Laughlin visits the University of Southampton to find out how they pioneered optical fibre technology and how it works.