Plastic

ClearSeam ITL

Apr 15, 2010No Comments

Self structural translucent wall system Panelite has recently developed the ClearSeam ITL Fabrication System, a clear polycarbonate spine for interlocking self-structural translucent wall panels onsite.

VapourGuard

Apr 04, 2010No Comments

Water harvesting fabric VapourGuard is a dual-extruded polyethylene material used for dams and reservoirs to harvest and store water. Small drainage holes allow rainwater to

Pneu-Green Facade

Mar 17, 2010No Comments

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

SITumbra

Mar 13, 2010No Comments

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

Rainwater H2OG

Mar 10, 2010No Comments

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

Silva Cell

Mar 06, 2010No Comments

Integrated tree and stormwater management system The Silva Cell integrated tree and stormwater system provides un-compacted soil volumes for large tree growth and on-site stormwater

3S Solar Block

Feb 27, 2010No Comments

Energy-efficient diffuse daylighting system Duo-Gard Daylighting with 3S Solar Block represents an advance in high-performance daylighting technology using translucent polycarbonate glazing. The vision-enhanced, spectrally-selective coating

Cloak Wall

Feb 16, 2010No Comments

Environmentally-tuned wall system Since Chicagoan George W. Snow first built a balloon-frame warehouse in 1832, residential construction in the United States has evolved very little.

Self-Repairing Matrices

Feb 09, 2010No Comments

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

Terocore

Feb 05, 2010No Comments

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