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Furniture made of recycled paper

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Danish company Paper Paste Living creates interior products like furniture and lamps of recycled post-consumer paper. The products are designed by the Danish design studio Hans Thyge & Co and produced by artisans near Barcelona ...

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The world’s first T-shirt dyed with black algae

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Innovative clothing company Vollebak, in collaboration with bioscience company Living Ink, launched what they say is the world’s first T-shirt that is dyed using black algae. The use of black algae is an attempt to ...

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A wooden circular pavilion

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Designed by Verstas Architects, the Helsinki Biennial Pavilion is made of wood, made of prefabricated modules, and has received the Architecture MasterPrize. In 2021, the pavilion served as the entry point to the Helsinki Biennial ...

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Acoustic ceiling baffles made with recycled shoes

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US-based acoustic solutions company Kirei launched acoustic baffles made of recycled PET with a centre of ground down Nike shoes. The U-shaped baffles are made of 12mm EchoPanel, panels made from recycled PET bottles, a ...

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Electricity-generating and CO2-absorbing bio-panels

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Mexican start-up Greenfluidics developed a solar bio-panel that integrates CO2 capturing, the production of oxygen, and the production of energy through the use of micro-algae. Photosynthesis is a natural process by which plants and algae ...

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3D printed soil structures that can grow plants

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Researchers at the University of Virginia developed a method to 3D print soil structures with embedded seeds that sprout into plants. 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is becoming more and more popular in architectural design ...

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