21-1000-001-a-2
Lok Fu Reservoir Rest garden sandy clay loam
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

21-1000-001-a

The’ rest garden’ within Lok Fu Park, sits on top of the Lok Fu service reservoir. The soil at this site is weathered granite.

2019-7307-013-a-3
Glutinous rice flour brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

19-7307-013-a

10% of glutinous rice flour is added to the local construction site soil with the aim to improve water resistance and binding force.

2019-7307-012-c-3
Buried brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Polymer

Identification number:

19-7307-012-c

A first brick (a) made from the extracted soil with 20% additional clay was sprayed with water and salt, wrapped in cotton fabric and buried …

2019-7307-012-b-3
Foam brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Polymer

Identification number:

19-7307-012-b

A first brick (a) made from the extracted soil with 20% additional clay was sprayed with water and salt, wrapped in cotton fabric and buried …

2019-7307-012-a-3
Buried brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Polymer

Identification number:

19-7307-012-a

A first brick (a) made from the extracted soil with 20% additional clay was sprayed with water and salt, wrapped in cotton fabric and buried …

2019-7307-011-a-1
Layered brick
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

19-7307-011-a

Clay is added to the extracted soil to improve plasticity. It is tested how many layers are optimal to ram the earth bricks. To make …

AB_BD_P_0047
Metal oxide brick formwork
Material category:

Wood / Wood based

Identification number:

19-7307-010-d

Different colored metal oxides are added to extracted urban soil to test the aesthetic possibilities of an old brick-making technique. The formwork records colored layers …

2019-7307-010-c
Metal oxide brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Metal

Identification number:

19-7307-010-c

The extracted urban soil required the addition of clay to achieve the required plasticity. Different colored metal oxides are added to test the aesthetic possibilities …

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