An American architecture professor in Abu Dhabi has come up with a new generation of sustainable bricks -- grown by bacteria using sand, calcium chloride, and pee.
Rather than being fired in a kiln, the bricks are formed at room temperature, according to Metropolis Magazine, which honored the invention with a Next Generation Design award.
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