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What not to miss at Dutch Design Week 2021

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Dutch Design Week 2021 takes place from 16 to 24 October 2021 in Eindhoven (the Netherlands). MaterialDistrict selected some of the most interesting material-related projects. Sparkling Plastic This workshop allows creatives to experiment with waste ...

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A house made of 100+ sustainable materials

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With Exploded View Beyond Building, Biobased Creations, along with 100 pioneers from the world of circular and biobased building created a life-size biobased house which is shown for the first time during Dutch Design Week, ...

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Dutch wool: from waste material to valuable product

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The Dutch collective Hollands Wol Collectief (Dutch Wool Collective) aims to process Dutch wool, currently seen as a waste product, locally and use it to make circular, high quality products. In the 18th and 19th ...

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More sustainable concrete made from recycled concrete and CO2

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Researchers at the University of Tokyo developed a more sustainable type of concrete made from waste concrete and carbon dioxide from the air or industrial exhaust gases. Concrete is the most used material in the ...

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Tomorrow’s Timber now available in Dutch as “De Houtbouw Revolutie”

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On Thursday 7 October, De Houtbouw Revolutie, Dutch edition of the book on timber construction Tomorrow’s Timber, was officially launched. Fred Schoorl, Thijs Kroese, and Jan van Barneveld received the first copies of the book ...

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Riding on space-approved flat-free tires

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The SMART Tire Company (STC), part of the FedTech NASA Startup Program, aims to make flat-free tires, originally developed for space travel, commercially available for terrestrial use. Since 1967, US-based space agency NASA has been ...

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