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Scrap yard solar power

Published 7 years ago by Akin | no responses

When exposed to visible light, iron oxide (more commonly known as rust) produces a small electrical current. The energy that this creates also has the potential to be easily stored and used on demand. The ...

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Passive anti-bacterial materials

Published 7 years ago by Akin | 2 responses

Looking to nature for some materials ideas is often a great source of inspiration. Tiny spikes on materials slowly deflate bacteria cells like balloons, killing the bacteria without any added chemicals or coatings. The clanger ...

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3D printed canal house

Published 7 years ago by Akin | no responses

Great news for the field of 3D printed architecture. Local heroes DUS architects are getting the go-ahead for the construction of the world’s first printed Amsterdam canal house, or ‘grachtenpand’. The project will be built, ...

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Material Xperience on Tour UK

Published 7 years ago by materia | no responses

Materia will be exhibiting at the brand-new London design show, the May Design Series. We’re very excited to be present at this first edition of the show. Our first Material Xperience on Tour UK opens ...

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Materia at Ligna 2013

Published 7 years ago by materia | no responses

Materia will be showcasing Bio-based materials at German show Ligna next month. The exhibition is full of important materials innovations for building industry. At Ligna 2013, Materia will showcase the bio-based materials that have been ...

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Making 3D façades: the Pinbed

Published 7 years ago by materia | no responses

Imagine being able to produce façade panels in any shape you can imagine. This has long been a holy grail for production and manufacturing companies in the field of architecture. Developer Karel Vollers has taken ...

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