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An inflatable e-bike

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In order to create a portable e-bike, researchers of the University of Tokyo developed “soft mobility”, a new type of personal mobility made of soft, lightweight and inflatable materials, and their prototype Poimo (POrtable and ...

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3D clay printed ‘Delft Blue’ tiles

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New Delft Blue, a project by Dutch architectural design company Studio RAP, reinterprets the world famous design of Delft Blue porcelain, fusing 3D clay printing, computational design and artisanal glazing. The project takes its inspiration ...

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An open source e-skateboard made of recycled plastic

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Portugal-based designer João Leão designed an open-source e-skateboard made of recycled plastic as a response to the plastic waste problem and hectic commuting in Porto, Portugal. Called PET MINI, the skateboard was developed based on ...

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A pavilion made of recycled plastic bricks

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Hong Kong-based architectural firm Daydreamers Design created a pavilion made of recycled plastic bricks, inspired by the traditional local custom of the burning tower and sky lanterns in the Mid-Autumn Festival. The Mid-Autumn Festival falls ...

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Tableware made of Murano glass and metal waste

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Architecture and design studio T SAKHI designed a tableware collection made of Venetian Murano glass infused with steel waste threads to create uncontrolled shapes. The collection, called Tasting Threads, consists of long and short glasses, ...

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Turning plastic back into oil

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The Dutch company PyrOil developed a method to turn plastic back into oil in a continuous stream using pyrolysis. Pyrolysis is the thermal decomposition of materials, changing the chemical composition. It can be used on ...

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