Bamboo: The Green Reinforcement

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The Future Cities Laboratory in Singapore is currently investigating, with some very promising results, the replacement of steel as a reinforcing material in concrete with bamboo. As a substitute for steel reinforcement, bamboo offers some ...

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Woven Wood Roof Brings The Forest Inside

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Under the shelter of this very unique timber roof, the Home-for-All Playhouse in Fukushima’s Soma City offers children and families affected by the region’s earthquake and subsequent nuclear disaster in 2011 a delightful community gathering ...

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Dissolvable Materials Storm the Design World

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Water soluble materials that evocatively dissolve and seemingly melt away under water are appearing everywhere, most recently at designer Hussein Chalayan’s Paris Fashion Week show. Known for experimental fashion design, these soluble outfits are part ...

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Rotterdam’s New Rain(a)way Garden Design

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Currently under construction in Rotterdam, the Katshoek Rain(a)way Garden features the like-named Rain(a)way tile in an urban garden design intervention that will help to contain stormwater runoff in extreme rainfall events. The garden was designed ...

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The 3D Printed Bridge of Amsterdam

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In the near future, Amsterdam is looking to add a stunning 3D printed metal bridge to a city landscape renowned for the beauty of its canals and bridges. Designed by MX3D, the new bridge design ...

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Wool²: Recycled Wool Style Is Here

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Amsterdam’s Creative City Lab (CCL) is currently developing a sustainable fashion collection from old wool sweaters. Now on oneplanetcrowd, the goal of the collection is to reduce the enormous amount of clothing waste in the Netherlands ...

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