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Hydroceramic: Intelligent Material Prototype

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The increasing development and application of ‘smart’ materials in other industries is opening up new possibilities in building design. ‘Digital Matter Intelligent Constructions’, undertaken by students at the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, explores ...

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Make a Difference with Your Toothbrush

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Every year, billions of plastic toothbrushes end up in landfills or the ocean. The toothbrush industry itself is oriented towards the production of very cheap and disposable plastic toothbrushes. That’s something The Goodwell Company hopes ...

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Bendt

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Made from a Sugru-like material, Bendt is a malleable interior object designed by Mart Marcus. When heated, Bendt can be formed and re-formed limitless numbers of times. To use Bendt, place it on a flat ...

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Self-Assembling Wood? Weather Activated Clothes? MIT says yes

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Created by the MIT Self-Assembly Lab, programmable materials made from wood or carbon fibres could radically transform the way we interact with materials in our environment – from fabrics to construction materials. Textiles in clothing could ...

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The Beauty of Making 888,246 Ceramics By Hand

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Last week, we talked about the completion of ‘Blood Swept Land and Seas,’ the installation by Paul Cummins displaying 888,246 ceramic poppies made by hand in honour of fallen soldiers from the First World War. ...

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WallSmart: An Interactive Paint

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Not so handy with a paintbrush? In the future, you may be able to change the colour of the walls in your home with just your smart phone thanks to an invention called WallSmart, an ...

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