Self-Repairing Matrices

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Self-Repairing and Sensing Matrices The fact that structural damage can go undetected in many materials means that some products are often over-engineered. However, substances that

Topiary Tile

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Flexible light and sound cushioning material When the International Center of Photography approached Matter to design an installation for presenting isolated audio/visual works for an


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Rotomolded sleep chamber Narco is a cell for napping. Developed by Marie-Virginie Berbet for use in the workplace, Narco optimizes environmental conditions to provide a


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Polymeric seamless mesh Kaynemaile is a seamless mesh composed of polymer rings. The advantage of the Kaynemaile process is its ability to create multiple elements

Rainwater H2OG

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LLDPE rainwater storage module Essentially a water-filled building block, Rainwater H2OG is a 51 gallon reuseable, food grade water storage module which works horizontally or


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Structural foams Henkel’s series of Terocore foams consist of heat-activated or two-component epoxy foam products for structural applications such as reinforcement, durability and crashworthiness. They


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Structurally Integrated Transparent solar façade system SITumbra is a passive solar façade system that mediates between the seasons to reduce solar heat gain in summer


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Illuminated living wall MYPODLife is a living wall and light box made of DuPont Corian. Part of an ongoing investigation into living wall technologies, MYPODLife

Pneu-Green Facade

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Garden facade with pneumatic outer skin Experimonde has developed a new kind of membrane curtain wall for domestic retrofits. Integrating the idea for an insulating


Mar 19, 2017No Comments

Thermoplastic microspheres Unexpanded Expancel thermoplastic microspheres are small plastic particles that contain a droplet of liquid hydrocarbon. When heated, the plastic shells soften and the