Solid Waterproof Bricks Made From Animal Blood

Solid Waterproof Bricks Made From Animal Blood

An innovative construction material made from recycled animal waste, could help out the developing world.

Yi Chen
  • 16 october 2012

Jack Munro is a recent architecture school graduate who has come up with an innovative and somewhat eerie way to recycle animal blood. Munro managed to recycle blood collected from cows during slaughter to create durable building bricks that are also waterproof. The process involved sanitizing the waste with an antibacterial agent before mixing it with sand. The mixture was then baked for an hour before the blood porteins coagulated to form a solid, insoluble mass.

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