New metallic wood has the strength of titanium and the density of water
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Illinois, the University of Cambridge, and Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey, engineered a sheet of nickel with nanoscale pores that make the material as ...Read more >
Knitted biocomposites as structural systems
Architects and designers Bastian Beyer and Daniel Suarez’s Column Project explores the structural potential of augmented knitted biocomposites. To make the structures, Beyer developed a transformable, modular workstation that can operate both as a knitting ...Read more >
Bricks made from recycled sewage sludge
Researchers from RMIT University of Melbourne, Australia, demonstrated that fire-clay bricks incorporating biosolids, a by-product of wastewater treatment, could be a sustainable solution for both wastewater treatment and brickmaking industries. Biosolids are organic wastewater solids ...Read more >
Today’s materials for tomorrow’s interiors!
Carpets made from palm leather, glass with relief, furniture made from denim waste… During MaterialDistrict Rotterdam 2019 (12-14 March in Rotterdam Ahoy, the Netherlands) the interior designer will fancy themselves in the future! Click here ...Read more >