Review: Concrete Candies and Architect@Work Rotterdam

Published 23 hours ago by Allie | no responses

Materia’s ‘Concrete Candies’ exhibition presented concrete from many new and dynamic perspectives to visitors at Rotterdam’s ARCHITECT@WORK event, held on September 18th and 19th, 2014. There were more than 4678 visitors and 280 exhibitors in this very ...

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Salt and Concrete House

Published 2 days ago by Allie | no responses

Made from concrete and locally harvested salt, the ‘3D Printed House 1.0’ by Emerging Objects is a case study design combining traditional methods of construction with material innovation and the latest in 3D printed manufacturing. ...

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Sugar Beet Plastic: A Sweet Alternative

Published 5 days ago by Allie | no responses

Sugar beets are full of many useful materials: their roots are packed with sugar and their fibrous pulp is widely used for animal feed. Less well known perhaps is that their residues can be converted ...

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Crystal Clear Solar Cells

Published 6 days ago by Allie | no responses

Crystal Clear Solar Cells, a transparent and colour-less material innovation by researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) has the potential to generate solar electricity wherever clear materials are required – be it your car window, ...

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Gravelli: Concrete Design

Published 7 days ago by Allie | no responses

Featured at Materia’s ‘Concrete Candies‘ exhibition was Gravelli, a young brand focused on concrete design. Their products put concrete in a new light, as a practical and aesthetic material for use in every day products ...

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SABER: The self-cooling material

Published 1 week ago by Allie | no responses

Air conditioning systems are often loud, ugly, expensive and not at all ecologically minded. Could this new material help buildings become net zero energy systems while maintaining the comfort of modern AC units? Researchers at ...

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