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The ‘Cool Brick’

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The ‘Cool Brick’ by Emerging Objects (Designers: Virginia San Fratello and Ronald Rael) utilizes the strategy of evaporative cooling, which was widely relied upon in hot climates before the development of refrigeration in order to ...

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Bioelectric

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Bioelectric by London-based product designer Jeongwon Ji challenges the archetypes of electronics through material exploration. Industrial processes have streamlined manufactured products, but what if we allow new materials to be expressive and tactile? Like many ...

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Shell Lace Structure by Tonkin Liu

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Shell Lace Structure is a single-surface technique innovated by the award-winning, London-based architecture practice Tonkin Liu in collaboration with engineers from Arup. Inspired by the geometries and performance of mollusk shells, the technique was developed ...

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Bricola Collection

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In Venice, paline and bricole (group of three paline) are timber poles, planted in the Laguna seabed. The first ones are used as boat moorings whilst the second ones have the vital function of indicating ...

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Superhydrophobic and Super Green Biocoat

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Developed by Bionic Technology in the Netherlands, BioCoat is a superhydrophobic (i.e. extremely water resistant) coating line that is also UV and heat resistant, very durable and completely green. These coatings are based on nano-sand (silicon) ...

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A Glowing ‘Red Lantern’ Facade

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Nicknamed ‘The Red Lantern’, the Han Show Theatre auditorium in the city of Wuhan, China features a glowing façade based on the materiality of traditional bamboo and paper lanterns. Designed by the London-based architecture practice Stufish ...

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