Animal / Animal based Materials

OOBJECT_Sample_46
Ooobject Eco-material
Material categories:

Animal / Animal based

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-1000-340-a

This collection of material samples is provided by OOOBJECT, a Hong Kong based company that redirects waste byproducts from factories into building products. Materials that …

Eggshell_Ceramic_13
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, …

Loofah_Lime_05
Loofah lime
Material categories:

Plant / Plant based

Animal / Animal based

Identification number:

22-1000-292-a

Inspired by loofah concrete, this material replaces the cementitious binder with an animal-based material. Lime, produced from kiln-fired oysters, is mixed with sand and water …

AB_BD_P_0030
Gelatine-based bioplastic foam
Material categories:

Animal / Animal based

Naturals (others)

Identification number:

20-1000-001-a

The gelatine powder, which is the base material of this biological polymer is made from animal (pig) collagen and has a yellowish appearance. The bioplastic …

VP_BD_P_0015
Peanut shell bioplastic
Material categories:

Animal / Animal based

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-7182-229-a

Peanut shell bioplastic is a mixture of ground peanut shells, gelatine, glycerin, vinegar and water. The mixture is poured into a mold and air-dried for …

2019-7307-007-a-3
Eggshell brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Animal / Animal based

Identification number:

19-7307-007-a

The sandy material (35%) from an urban construction site is improved by adding 35% of clay to improve plasticity and 30% of crushed eggshell to …

2019-7307-002-b-3
Smeared brick
Material category:

Animal / Animal based

Identification number:

19-7307-002-b

The bricks made of the construction site soil without any additives are very loose due to the high sand content of the soil. A sticky …