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Investigation the utilisation of laterite and clay as sustainable buildings materials

Yar’ Adua, Muntari Mudi and Kasim, Narimah and Hamza, Babangida (2013) Investigation the utilisation of laterite and clay as sustainable buildings materials. In: The International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment for Now and the Future, 26 -27 March 2013, Hanoi. (Unpublished)


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Utilization of clay and laterite as sustainable building materials has become source of concern to construction industry due to its positive effect on the social, economic and environmental aspects to humanity and society. Rising, rural and urban population in developing nations such as Nigeria has led to the more demand and effective utilization of these gifted materials in development of housing, roads, dams, air fields, and others infrastructures. This research is aimed at investigation the use of laterite and clay as sustainable construction materials. The research findings are expected to be of benefit to construction industry, stake holders and local users; towards effective utilization of these available raw building materials in construction industry. It will also encourage the need for further academic research on these two important materials in construction industry.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-844 Building construction
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2018 07:49
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2018 07:49
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3701
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