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Capturing tire particles

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The Tyre Collective, consisting of students from the Innovation Design Engineering programme of the Imperial College London and the Royal College of Art in the UK, designed a device that captures tire particles to reduce ...

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Designing living products

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Associate professor Elvin Karana and her team at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at TU Delft in the Netherlands are exploring the potential of designing living products. The possibilities are endless: a living textile ...

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3D printed habitat panels to enhance biodiversity on seawalls

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The World Harbour Project (WHP), a global research programme and network aiming to enhance the sustainability of urban harbours, tested how the physical complexity of habitats effects biodiversity, by using 3D printed habitat panels. Coastlines ...

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Solar panels made with waste crops generate energy even without sunlight

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Carvey Ehren Maigue, student electrical engineering at Mapua University in the Philippines, designed a new type of translucent solar panel that combines organic luminescent particles and solar film to create solar panels that even generate ...

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Turning waste concrete into 3D printed public furniture

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A project by Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK, along with partners across Europe, uses crushed waste concrete from demolished buildings to create 3D printed concrete designs such as public furniture. Currently, about 65 million ...

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Mycelium masks to promote biomaterials

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South Korean design studio Kuo Duo designed five different masks made from mycelium and inspired by mushroom shapes, to promote the use of biomaterials in design. Mycelium is the vegetative part of fungi, consisting of ...

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