2021-7182-004-a-1
Recycled terrazzo block
Material categories:

Cement based

Glass

Identification number:

21-7182-004-a

Commercial waste and industrial waste materials from a local Hong Kong neighborhood are crushed and combined with mortar into a terrazzo brick.

2021-7182-003-a
HDPE terrazzo
Material category:

Polymer

Identification number:

21-7182-003-a

Plastic chips, collected from household disposal, are hand-cut into small pieces and mixed with resin. The mix is poured into a mold and let dry …

2021-7182-002-b-1
Waterjet-cut fired brick
Material category:

Ceramic

Identification number:

21-7182-002-a

A common brick (fired clay) is cut with a waterjet using brick setting, which uses low pressure for brittle materials.

2021-7182-001-a
Steam-bent bamboo strip
Material category:

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

21-7182-001-a

Bamboo strips of 1mm, 2mm, and 3mm thickness and 150mm length are heated in a slow steam cooker and bent into an aluminum mold. After …

2020-7182-010-a-3
PLA terrain
Material category:

Polymer

Identification number:

20-7182-010-a

PLA (Polylactic Acid) is a thermoplastic polyester. As a filament, it is a popular material for desktop extrusion 3D printing because it can be printed …

2020-7182-009-a
Mycelium brick
Material category:

Naturals (others)

Identification number:

20-7182-009-a

Mycelium, the tissue of fungus, absorbs water and nutrients just like soil does and is a promising material for landscape purposes. In this test, mycelium …

2020-7182-008-a
Corncrete
Material categories:

Plant / Plant based

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

20-7182-008-a

Corncrete eliminates the use of cement with corn starch as binder, sand as aggregate, and water. The mixture with different proportions of corn starch, fine/coarse …

2020-7182-007-a
Loofah concrete
Material categories:

Plant / Plant based

Cement based

Identification number:

20-7182-007-a

Loofah concrete is a lightweight concrete (oven-dry density of less than 2000kg/m3). The air pockets created by the loofah fibers inside the mix make it …

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