There has been plenty of talk in the last several weeks about the exorbitant cost of replacing and rebuilding the earthquake-ravaged landscape of Haiti, but here's one relatively inexpensive solution I haven't heard about: fungus. An artist and an entrepreneur are teaming up and testing fungi for its strength and have been impressed with the early results.
What do you think about this idea? Is your firm bold enough to give this a shot? What other interesting materials do you think could enter the marketplace in the coming years? Are you a fan of this sort of innovation or would you prefer to stick to tried and true materials?