United Soybean Council

  • Bio-Based Building Solutions with Soy

    This article is registered with AIA for 1 HSW/SD hour and was originally published in the May 2012 print and digital editions of ARCHTIECT magazine. The soybean, often referred to as the miracle crop, provides a sustainable source of protein and oil worldwide. Because soy grows throughout the world, it represents a viable and renewable replacement for petrochemicals. Soybean oil is being applied in industrial applications such as plastics, coatings, adhesives, asphalt cement, and solvents to be used in the building and construction industry. This article examines bio-based building products manufactured with soy. Take the course.

    Posted:
    May 2012
    Subject(s):
    Renewable Materials
    Sponsor:
    United Soybean Council