Students Reuse Industrial Waste in Construction to Provide Practical Housing Models
November 12, 2019
According to the World Bank, with rapid population growth and urbanization, annual waste generation is expected to increase to 3.4 billion tons in 2050.
In collaboration with a leading multinational corporation and industrial partner, construction engineering undergraduate Rana Youssef, Khaled Ali, Lobna Magdy and Karim Ali, under the supervision of construction engineering Professor Mohamed Nagib Abou-Zeid, decided to introduce an alternative solution to reuse and recycle industrial waste materials and non-eco-friendly materials and turn them into construction applications. This could contribute to providing simple and practical models for small housing within informal settlements that lack adequate housing.
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