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CarLoft

Apr 02, 2008No Comments

Elevated automobile storage system with integrated dwelling unit CarLoft is a vehicle storage system devised to reframe the city-dweller’s relationship with the automobile. In their

Stabiligrid

Mar 29, 2008No Comments

Recycled-polyethylene pervious-pavement grid system Stabiligrid is an economical, easy-to-install, load-bearing pervious-pavement lattice grid. It is an environmentally sound alternative to pavement, effectively reducing storm-water runoff

City Servings

Feb 28, 2008No Comments

Vessels made from repurposed metals City Servings are bowls made from metal washers and discs reclaimed from former industrial uses. Artist Tammy Roy crafts each

Plyboo Neapolitan

Feb 25, 2008No Comments

Shredded and compressed bamboo over solid bamboo substrate Made from bamboo-strand technology, Smith and Fong’s Plyboo Neapolitan is a durable, stable, and sustainable alternative to

Copper Curtain Wall

Feb 23, 2008No Comments

Copper and copper-alloy facade systems Although copper has been used as a roofing material for centuries, its current application as a curtain-wall material is notable.

Recycled Leather

Jan 30, 2008No Comments

Upholstery and tile material made of recycled leather Spinneybeck’s Recycled Leather is taken from shoe-sole scraps, ground up and mixed with a water-based adhesive that

Flexicomb

Dec 28, 2007No Comments

Flexible polypropylene honeycomb panels Imagine a mix between a beehive and a slinky: Flexicomb is a light-hearted new material that combines the properties of both.

EVA Collection

Nov 19, 2007No Comments

Ethylene Vinyl Acetate products EVA is a common hot-melt adhesive or hot glue. Tony Wurman has developed several proprietary techniques for working with this material

Kirei Board

Oct 07, 20071 Comment

Sorghum-based architectural millwork material Kirei Board is a finish material with a dramatic grain and eco-friendly properties used for paneling, cabinetry, casework, furniture, retail displays,

Therapie

Sep 29, 2007No Comments

Illuminated canvas Inspired by color and light therapy studies, Andre Keilani designed Therapie to be a singular illuminated canvas that imparts a soothing aura. The