IIT-H partners with Odisha tech institute to develop bio-brick

Hyderbad (Rahnuma) Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, and KIIT School of Architecture, Bhubaneswar (Odisha), have developed bio-bricks from agricultural waste that serves a dual purpose – better waste management and promoting eco-friendly and sustainable building material.

The research was undertaken by Ar. Priyabrata Rautray, a Ph.D scholar, Design Department, IIT-H, and Ar. Avik Roy, assistant professor at KIIT School of Architecture.

The results of the research work, guided by Deepak John Mathew, head of Design Department, IIT-H, and Boris Eisenbart from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, have been presented at the International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED-2019) at TU Delft, the Netherlands.

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