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A group of German designers have created stool seats from the oddly-shaped pieces of raw plastic produced during the injection-moulding process. Read more
Scientists from the National University of Singapore have found a new use for unwanted clothing and other cotton-based fabric waste – they've devised a method of converting it into an aerogel. Among other things, the ultralight material could be used to keep water bottles cold, and to control bleeding from deep wounds...Continue Reading Cotton waste converted into eco-friendly aerogelCategory
PET lamp project worked most recently with yolngu weavers in australia's northern territory to create large chandeliers. The post PET lamps weave textile traditions from all over the world to combat plastic waste appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
How to feed astronauts on long space voyages is a major logistical problem, so researchers at Penn State are studying how to convert solid and liquid human waste into food. That may sound gross, but the idea is based on using a series of microbial reactors to break down the waste and convert it into an editable form with anaerobic digestion...Continue Reading Microbes may feed future space tr
Detaching ourselves from the amount of work we’ve spent on something, and the end result, is a critical part of the creative creation process. Nobody cares how hard it was to create something unless it shows in a material way.It’s important to not confuse effort with results. When we ascribe value to the trouble we went to, it clouds our judgment. We get attached. We start to shove sq
arch out loud has revealed the winners of its NUCLEAR competition which asked designers how do we design architecture with a message that could endure for millennia?The post arch out loud releases best nuclear waste storage markers appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
setting a new high standard for eco-friendly buildings, the modular structure is made from upcycled materials.The post world’s first biological house built from farming waste opens in denmark appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Discarded glass is transformed into terrazzo to create this range of furniture and objects, which Dutch studio Super Local designed in collaboration with Zanzibari craftspeople. Read more
Amsterdam residents are reported to be responsible for about 23 kg (50 lb) of plastic waste per person per year. Rotterdam research and design studio The New Raw says that the annual waste from every three residents should be enough to 3D print two big plastic benches for deployment in public places throughout the capital of The Netherlands. And it's printed a prototype called the XXX bench t
once dismantled, all of the plastic material was properly recycled and the building was left in its original condition.The post luzinterruptus highlights the threat of plastic waste with bordeaux façade installation appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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