New building materials and emerging construction technologies for housing and building is the subject of continuous interest for the researcher, technologists, scientists and users. Increasing demand of traditional building materials such as stone, steel, wood, bricks and cement and overuse of natural resources for development and production of these traditional building materials has resulted in the environmental imbalances. On the other side the growing awareness about the various health hazards due to growing industrial wastes and shortage of land for dumping of these waste materials, has resulted in the development and promotion of various cost effective, recycled building materials and housing technologies. In last few decades, a number of products and technologies have been developed and made available of which, large number of products and technologies were commercialized and transferred to the land and also adopted in various demonstration housing projects.
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