Ancient building material, terra cotta, could help address modern global challenge: the climate crisis

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Architects have turned to terra cotta for millennia. The clay-based ceramic is durable, lasting hundreds of years; it breathes, providing a natural system to transfer heat and water; and its sculptural qualities turn buildings into intricate and colorful works of art.

University at Buffalo researchers are exploring how to combine these age-old properties into design solutions for one of today’s most pressing global challenges: the climate crisis.

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