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Rust Bricks
Material categories:

Ceramic

Metal

Identification number:

22-7359-322-a

Fired and glazed pottery clay was pressed against rusting corrugated metal sheet to transfer actively decaying information on the more volatile material (metal sheets) to …

Weathering wood oil on Soil A (Left) and Soil B (Right)
TKO Rammed Earth Bricks
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

22-7359-321-a

This project reuses soil extracted from Tseung Kwan O Area 137 Fill Bank, aiming to explore the reuse approaches of soil components in construction waste. …

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Eggshell Ceramic
Material categories:

Ceramic

Animal / Animal based

Identification number:

22-7156-320-a

This project explores the application of discarded eggshells as an additive to ceramic glaze. The bricks consist of pottery clay mixed with 30% crushed eggshells, …

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Macroalgae Bricks
Material categories:

Cement based

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-7359-319-a

This project explores the application of macroalgae in building materials. Inspired by the increasing popularity of new material explorations within microalgae such as biofabrics, bioplastics, …

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Sai Kung Calcium Carbonate Brick
Material category:

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

22-7359-317-a

The hexagonal bricks are made with seashell lime, sand from Pak Sha Chau, and dyed with pandan extract.

Composite small seashells were collected from beaches …

Textile Waste Brick
Textile Waste Bricks
Material categories:

Composite

Cement based

Identification number:

22-7359-314-a

This project aims to create a localized response to the global problem of textile waste. This brick revitalizes textile waste and transforms it into a …

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Rammed Earth Bamboo Powder Brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-0000-312-a

The hexagonal brick is composed of five layers of a 1:1 mixture of compacted clay and bamboo powder. With a thickness of 4 cm, the …

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Luffacrete
Material categories:

Cement based

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-7359-311-a

In this biophilic brick, loofah substitutes the metal reinforcements present in conventional reinforced concrete, ensuring great porosity while supplying strength and the necessary flexibility. A …

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Tea Waste Brick
Material categories:

Plant / Plant based

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

22-7359-305-a

Tea waste bricks are a popular topic in the material innovation industry, as they are seen to be a more eco-friendly option instead of traditional …

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Kai Tak Clay Compressed Brick
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

23-1000-300-d

This soil was salvaged from a construction project in Kai Tak. It is part of a project by Niko Leung and Loky Leung, the co-creators …

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Kai Tak Clay 02
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

23-1000-300-b

This soil was salvaged from a construction project in Kai Tak. It is from a later stage of construction and is therefore from deeper within …

22-1000-300-a-E
Kai Tak clay
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

22-1000-300-a

This soil was salvaged from a construction project in Kai Tak. It is part of a project by Niko Leung and Loky Leung, the …

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Tai Tam Mosaic Mud Conglomerate
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Composite

Identification number:

22-1000-299-a

This mud and mosaic tile conglomerate was extracted from the mudflats at extremely low tide in front of the Tai Tam Tuk Eco Education Centre. …

22-1000-298-a-E
Sai Kung clay
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

22-1000-298-a

This soil was salvaged from a landslide mitigation project next to Sacred Heart Church in Sai Kung (97JC+V64). It is part of a project by …

22-1000-297-a-E
Lai Chi Wo Clay
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Composite

Identification number:

22-1000-297-a

The clay is salvaged from mud bricks in Lai Chi Wo village. It was prepared on site to be used in new mud bricks. A …