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Leather-free handbag made of bacterial cellulose

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German biofabrication research company ScobyTec developed a vegan leather alternative made of bacterial cellulose, which they used to create a business handbag. ScobyTec consists of an international research team in the fields of biology, software ...

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Adaptative digitally printed bike saddles

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Silicon Valley based digital manufacturing company Carbon partnered with Fizik and Specialized to create two different adaptative bicycle saddles that improve the rider’s comfort. For cyclists, one of the most important aspects of the riding ...

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Constructing a transition to a circular built environment

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5 and 6 December 2019, WasteBuild will take place in RAI Amsterdam, the Netherlands. WasteBuild is the first and only international event dedicated to accelerating the transition towards a circular built environment. The construction industry ...

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Compostable bioplastic made of fish waste

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MarinaTex, a bioplastic material made of fish waste designed by graduate student Lucy Hughes of the University of Sussex, has won the UK James Dyson Awards. Statistics like “in 2050 there will be more plastic ...

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How to use concrete in space

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NASA researches examined cement solidification in microgravity to help answer questions about how concrete could be used in space, for instance to build on Mars or the Moon. Concrete is the most widely used building ...

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A bank inside a wooden reconstructable materials bank

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Dutch architectural firm RAU Architects and interior design agency Ex Interiors were commissioned by the Dutch Triodos Bank and developer EDGE to design a fully reconstructable wooden office building, also serving as the First temporary ...

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