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Delightful brick screen

Published 12 years ago by materia | no responses

Functional and decorative: this delightful brick screen is porous to light and air, while at the same time providing a buffer to the heat and noise of the external environment. The brick screen forms the ...

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Tritium lights

Published 12 years ago by materia | no responses

Military technology is transferred to the world of building materials. Tritium has been used is several military applications. Nowadays more and more the product is installed in buildings as exit signs. Escape Light B.V. is ...

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Cereplast Expands Bioplastic Applications with Freeze-Tolerant Compostable Resin

Published 12 years ago by materia | no responses

Biopolymers used in freezing temperatures. This is possible with the new polyactic resin developed by Cereplast. HAWTHORNE, Calif. –Cereplast, Inc., manufacturer of proprietary, bio-based, sustainable plastics, extended the range of applications for biodegradable, compostable plastic ...

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Ceramic skins

Published 12 years ago by materia | no responses

“Ties That Bind Us” features the Hand, Mind and Heart of the makers. In an age of increased social isolation, globalization and explosion of digital technologies this installation transcends the perfection of machine made ubiquitous ...

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Mammoth dung, prehistoric goo may speed warming

Published 12 years ago by materia | no responses

For millennia, layers of animal waste and other organic matter left behind by the creatures that used to roam the Arctic tundra have been sealed inside the frozen permafrost. DUVANNY YAR, Russia (Reuters) – Sergei ...

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Mushrooms Become Source for Eco-Building

Published 12 years ago by materia | 2 responses

TROY — Eben Bayer grew up on a farm in Vermont learning the intricacies of mushroom harvesting with his father. Now the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate is using that experience to create an organic insulation ...

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