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Bloom

Nov 19, 2017No Comments

Sound-modulating architectural textile system Bloom is an acoustically tunable textile surface designed for spaces with varying acoustic needs. The shape-changing suspended ceiling is composed of knitted mohair fabric and automatically opens and closes to modulate

Bio-Fabrication

Nov 12, 2017No Comments

Multifunctional bacterial composite Bio-Fabrication is a collection of multimaterial composites made by bacteria. Recognizing that bacteria can be utilized to fabricate materials with different properties, design firm the Living seeks to combine multiple properties—such as

QMONOS

Nov 05, 2017No Comments

Synthesized spider silk Spider silk has long fascinated scientists due to its incredible strength and formation process. Stronger than steel by weight and more durable than Kevlar, the material also has amazing elasticity. Moreover, it

Common Desk

Oct 29, 2017No Comments

Underlit work surface Pasadena, California-based NONdesigns has created the Common Desk, a surface with an unexpected approach to illumination. The collaborative work space is perforated with a series of linear slots that hold acrylic panels,

Pneumatic Biomaterials Deposition

Oct 22, 2017No Comments

Water-based fabrication of biomaterial structures Researchers at MIT have realized a technique for printing gel-based structures modeled after the principles of biological construction. The water-based additive manufacturing method is driven by a robotic arm, equipped