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3D PRINTED PLA BRICK
Material category:

Polymer

Identification number:

23-7182-019-b

This project aims to explore the porous and adjustable polymer PLA through machining. PLA refers to Polylactic acid and is easy to melt which makes …

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 …

2020-7182-005-a
Agar-agar bioplastic
Material categories:

Plant / Plant based

Naturals (others)

Identification number:

20-7812-005-a

Clear agar bioplastic is produced by adding water, agar powder, and glycerin. While the material is easy to produce, it is hard to achieve sustainable …

2020-7182-004-a
Sawdust brick
Material categories:

Wood / Wood based

Composite

Identification number:

20-7182-004-a

Sawdust is a waste material commonly found in the wood industry. The sawdust is mixed with cement and water before being compacted into a mold. …

2020-7182-003-a
Paper-wax pulp
Material category:

Composite

Identification number:

20-7812-003-a

Paper pulp is soaked in water overnight and mixed with molten wax (paraffin). The mix is filtered through a cotton cloth to squeeze out surplus …

2020-7182-002-a
Agar-based bioplastic
Material categories:

Plant / Plant based

Naturals (others)

Identification number:

20-7812-002-a

Agar gelatin is a seaweed derivative and the base for this biological polymer. 8g of agar strips, 120ml of water, 3 tsp of sugar, 3 …

2019-7307-001-c-3
Dalian - Hong Kong soil brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

19-7307-001-c

To improve the plasticity of the sandy soil extracted from the Water Street construction site, 30% Loess extracted in Dalian province, 30% (~1kg) sticky rice …

2019-7307-001-b-3
Dalian - Hong Kong soil brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

19-7307-001-b

To improve the plasticity of the sandy soil extracted from the Water Street construction site, 30% Loess extracted in Dalian province, 30% (~1kg) sticky rice …

2019-7307-001-a-1
Dalian - Hong Kong soil brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

19-7307-001-a

To improve the plasticity of the sandy soil extracted from the Water Street construction site, 30% Loess extracted in Dalian province, 30% (~1kg) sticky rice …