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    Modern Day Building Blocks

    The Garden Apt. i?s a collaboration between Paris based Miriam Josi and New York based Stella Lee Prowse. The two product designers began collaborating during their time at Parsons The New School For Design in New York City. Graduating in ...
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    Innovative heat-dispersing clay bricks help keep homes naturally cool

    A new innovative brick is paving the way towards more comfortable, affordable, and sustainable architectural solutions in hot climates. Colombian architects Miguel Niño and Johanna Navarro of Sumart Diseño y Arquitectura SAS designed BT – Bloque Termodisipador (HB – Heatsink Brick), ...
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    Bamboo fibre is stronger and cheaper than steel, says Dirk Hebel

    World Architecture Festival 2015: bamboo could “revolutionise the building industry” and replace steel as the dominant reinforcing material, according to a professor who is working on new applications for the grass. Speaking at WAF in Singapore today, Dirk Hebel said ...
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    TU Delft develops self-healing bioconcrete

    After nine years of research and development, a team from TU Delft presented their self-healing concrete prototype that regenerates itself due to the addition of bacteria in its composition. These bacteria have the ability to “break” some specific components in the ...
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    Sustainable bricks made from plastic bottles

    The alarming increase of plastic waste is a constant worry that affects the environment, wildlife and consequently, humans. Every year, millions of tons of plastic is accumulated and all of that takes around 500 years to decompose. Faced with this problem, the ...
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    Slaughter-free leather will make our world ‘more cultured’

    More than 60 billion land animals are currently required to supply the demands of six billion people for meat and leather. Farming those animals requires 38 percent of all ice-free land, eight percent of global water and emits 14 percent ...
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    SprayPrinter offers a new way to paint your walls

    ‘SprayPrinter‘ is a new technology from estonia, created by a small startup that has come up with a printer that converts digital designs into wall art wirelessly. all you need is to download an application to your smartphone, choose your ...
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    A new workstation for nomadic employees

    Spotting a shift in job structures and the diminishing status of the office, Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Shay Raviv designed Hotel Travail  ­– a new workspace concept for nomadic employees. The Raviv is focused on developing socio-cultural concepts that place the ...
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    Light up Paris with ‘human energy’

    Created by the artists Yann Toma, “Human Energy” is billing itself as the biggest participative work of art ever, in honor of the climate summit COP21, which will take place in Paris. Underneath the Eiffel Tower, participants can dance, pedal, ...