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Self-Healing Asphalt

Sep 10, 2017No Comments

Crack-repairing bitumen The asphalt binder in a roadbed is continually degraded by environmental forces such as solar ultraviolet rays. In time, the material loses its

BioBrick

May 07, 2017No Comments

Biologically grown masonry The standard architectural material palette consists of many energy-intensive materials, such as brick masonry and concrete. In contrast, nature exhibits notable strategies

Stone Spray

Mar 12, 2017No Comments

3D printed mineral structures Stone Spray is a building method that creates structures out of soil. Barcelona-based researchers Anna Kulik, Petr Novikov, and Inder Shergill

Smog Free Project

Jan 15, 2017No Comments

Air purifying tower that creates compressed smog Netherlands-based Studio Roosegaarde has created what it calls the largest vacuum cleaner for smog in the world. Designed

D-Shape

Jan 08, 2017No Comments

3D printed stone D-Shape is a robotic building system that uses sand to print artificial stone structures. Developed by UK-based Monolite, the D-Shape printing technology

Sensitive Apertures

Nov 08, 2011No Comments

Cellular ceramic light apertures Sensitive Apertures is a modular slip-cast ceramic building skin designed to admit a small quantity of light through a refractive glass

Woven Stone

Oct 31, 2011No Comments

Profiled stone tile mosaic Woven Stone is part of the ASI Specialty Products Magna Mosaic Collection. Earth tones combined with dimensional, geometric features create a

Trigger Points

Aug 17, 2011No Comments

Therapeutic plaster moldings Massage therapists commonly work to access and manipulate multiple trigger points in the body as a means of aiding diverse ailments. Design

Found Space Tiles

Apr 27, 2011No Comments

Profiled ceramic wall tiles Found Space Tiles transform the common into the uncommon. Designers Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis developed the tiles after seeking greater

Fly Ash Panels

Mar 01, 20111 Comment

Fly ash building components Fly ash is the waste product of burning coal that is largely comprised of carbon and contains many heavy metals. Fly