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Landscapes Within

Sep 17, 2017No Comments

Hybrid plastic and wood furniture Landscapes Within is a collection of furniture that contains visible inclusions of natural materials, combining the traditional craft of basketry with modern materials and processes. Created by furniture designer Wiktoria

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 adhesive ability to keep the surface particles intact. The roadbed

Wood Foam

Sep 03, 2017No Comments

Wood-based insulation Researchers at the Brunswick, Germany–based Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research have developed a new wood-based insulation material that consists of foamed wood particles. Aiming to create a more environmentally effective substitute for conventional

3D Weaver

Aug 27, 2017No Comments

Three-dimensional woven textiles The 3D Weaver is a loom that produces three-dimensional textiles. Developed by designer Oluwaseyi Sosanya, the loom creates resilient textile structures in various patterns using a range of renewable feedstocks, such as

Biological Concrete

Aug 20, 2017No Comments

Bio receptive concrete panels The Structural Technology Group at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) has developed a new type of concrete that supports the growth of small mosses, fungi, lichens, and microalgae. The multilayered