| John Spacey, July 23, 2016 updated on February 15, 2023
Architectural materials are products that are used in the design and construction of buildings and other structures. These are typically standardized commodities that can be readily purchased at great scale. Architectural materials are selected for their aesthetic and material properties to achieve architectural requirements such as strength, resilience, fire resistance and energy efficiency. The following are common examples of architectural materials.
Concrete / cement
High-density polyethylene (HDPE)
Metal mesh & wire
PVC / vinyl
Plastic composite panels
Straw / Thatch
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