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Exo

Oct 14, 2018No Comments

Thermobimetal structural shell Exo is a vertical structure that makes use of the smart properties of thermobimetal, a coupling of two metal alloys that exhibit differing coefficients of thermal expansion. When heated, thermobimetal curls in

Lightning-Processed Concrete

Oct 07, 2018No Comments

Electrodynamic fragmentation-based concrete recycling Although it is possible to recycle concrete, the process typically involves breaking the material down into aggregates that are used as a crude material for roads and other infrastructure. This downcycling

Rising Canes

Sep 30, 2018No Comments

Bamboo and rope structural system Rising Canes is a structural system made exclusively of bamboo and natural fiber ropes. Developed by Beijing design firm Penda for Beijing Design Week 2015, Rising Canes is an entirely

Algaemy

Sep 23, 2018No Comments

Color-changing microalgae dye Algaemy is a project that investigates the potential of microalgae as a pigment in textile printing. All patterns consist of living, self-harvested material. The result of a research collaboration between Blond &

Discovery Wall

Sep 16, 2018No Comments

Circular lens-based digital display The Discovery Wall is a display wall composed of circular pixels. Mini LCD screens are set in a grid pattern behind circular Fresnel lenses, which magnify the screen images. The screens