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Building with algae-grown limestone concrete

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Researchers at University of Colorado Boulder in the US have developed a method to make cement production carbon neutral or even carbon negative by pulling CO2 out of the air with the help of microalgae. ...

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Inflatable concrete constructions

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US-based start-up Automatic Construction developed a way to create quick construction using inflatable flexible formwork. The concept is simple: roll out the reinforced flexible plastic 3D structure, for instance in the shape of a house, ...

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A bicycle helmet made of mycelium and hemp

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Dutch design studio StudioMOM designed a sustainable bicycle helmet called MyHelmet that protects both your head and the planet. Bicycle helmets decrease the risk of a serious or fatal head injury with 70 per cent. ...

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What not to miss at Dutch Design Week 2022 part 2

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Dutch Design Week 2022 takes place from 22 to 30 October in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. MaterialDistrict lists some of the most innovative material projects present (part 2). The Embassy of Circular and Biobased Building At ...

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What not to miss at Dutch Design Week 2022 part 1

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Dutch Design Week 2022 takes place from 22 to 30 October in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. MaterialDistrict lists some of the most innovative material projects present (part 1). Fungi inspired At DDW, Fabulous Fungi presents its ...

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Acoustic wallpaper inspired by moths

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Researchers at the University of Bristol found that the wings of moths are excellent sound absorbers, which could lead to acoustic wallpaper in the future. The researchers found that moth wings offer acoustic protection from ...

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