Tag Archives: Green materials

A Design Boost for Natural Fibre Composites

Layer Chair by Jorrit TaekemaIt is expected that the use of renewable raw materials can give a substantial impulse for a sustainable society. Natural Fiber Composites can provide an alternative for increasingly scarce raw materials.
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REMATERIALISE – The Sustainable Materials Library

Material Samples from Rematerialise Library: Gridcore, Resilica, Bioviron, BeLeaf, Aimouri Koubou, Atlantic Leather.Materials can be recycled, re-processed, renewed and reduced. Designers have a crucial collaborative role to play, for material development to continue to have less impact upon the environment. Up to 90% of the material that we throw away is recoverable. Someone somewhere has the imagination and the ingenuity to turn this rubbish into a resource.
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‘Material World’ – exhibition at the Danish Architecture Centre

Material World - From materials to new architectureMaterial World – from materials to new architecture.
Our ability to constantly develop and use existing materials in new ways while continuously creating brand new ones has been essential to the way architecture has changed its form, expression and style over the centuries. Today, advanced material research and development has become a complex branch of science focusing on financial, resource-related and environmental sustainability.
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