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Accoya

Jun 03, 2009No Comments

Acetylated wood Accoya is a high-performance solid wood that is modified by a proprietary process called acetylization. This technique increases the number of acetyl molecules,

Extremeconcrete

May 31, 2009No Comments

Fiber-reinforced precast concrete Extremeconcrete is a hyper-reinforced concrete that has the density of stone without the heavy weight. Meld’s proprietary reinforcement process distributes two types

Concrete Canvas Shelter

May 12, 2009No Comments

Rapidly deployable building made from concrete cloth The Concrete Canvas Shelter is a rapidly deployable hardened shelter that requires only water and air for erection.

Chroma

May 01, 2009No Comments

Cast PMMA resin Chroma is a solid, horizontally recyclable cast polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) resin surface infused with color. Developed by 3form in collaboration with Bayer

Linelight

Feb 27, 2009No Comments

Linear illumination using point-source lamps Linelight maximizes the illumination potential of artificial lighting by channeling the illumination of one or two light sources along a

Workstation 2.0

Feb 02, 2009No Comments

Translucent structural honeycomb desk The Panelite Workstation 2.0 was originally designed in 2003 for the Illinois Institute of Technology’s McCormick Tribune Campus Center with Office

Gore Tenara KT

Dec 12, 2008No Comments

3D moldable PTFE fabric Gore Tenara KT is a three-dimensional moldable fabric made from 100 percent knitted polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). Developed in a collaboration with fabric

Power Plastic

Nov 02, 2008No Comments

Energy-harnessing polymer film Konarka’s Power Plastic converts light to energy and can be integrated into any device, system, or structure that is exposed to light.

Slinky Stool

Oct 10, 2008No Comments

Adjustable stool constructed of compressible knitted fabric The Slinky Stool represents an exploration of the structural properties of knitted fabric. Designers Nicola Lagan and Tom

Planium

Oct 03, 2008No Comments

Stainless-steel floor system The Gage Planium stainless-steel floor system is a high-tech flooring solution designed for maximum durability and ease of installation. The installation of