Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral) Materials

23-1000-394-a_Recycled_Waterjet_Red_Garnet_Sand_02
Recycled Waterjet Red Garnet Sand
Material categories:

Mineral / Mineral based

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

23-1000-394-a

Within the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong, students and faculty have several machining and fabrication technologies to work with to create …

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Shaped Biochar Clay Brick
Material categories:

Carbon based

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

24-1000-362-d

This brick was created with biochar was produced by Y-Park (https://www.ypark.hk/en/) under high temperature conditions (300-1000°C), in the presence of little, or no …

24-1000-362-c_1
Fine Biochar Clay Brick
Material categories:

Carbon based

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

24-1000-362-c

This brick was created with biochar was produced by Y-Park (https://www.ypark.hk/en/) under high temperature conditions (300-1000°C), in the presence of little, or no …

24-1000-362-b_4
Coarse Biochar Clay Brick
Material categories:

Carbon based

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

24-1000-362-b

This brick was created with biochar was produced by Y-Park (https://www.ypark.hk/en/) under high temperature conditions (300-1000°C), in the presence of little, or no …

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Compressed Earth Block
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

23-1000-349-s

Compressed earth blocks (CEBs) represent a sustainable, eco-friendly construction material, derived from locally sourced raw earth. Offering an affordable, energy-efficient alternative to conventional bricks and …

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Low Fired Plain Brick
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

23-1000-349-r

Low-temperature fired bricks offer a more energy-efficient alternative to traditional bricks by reducing the carbon footprint during the manufacturing process. TAL-L is committed to environmentally …

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Fired Plain Brick
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

23-1000-349-q

Fired bricks, which were once abundantly produced in Hong Kong, are no longer manufactured locally. Despite this, they continue to be extensively utilized in the …

23_1000_349_p_1
Fired Shaped Brick
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

24-1000-349-p

Beyond standard shapes, TAL-L bricks can be custom- designed to accommodate particular architectural requirements or designs. They provide an innovative solution for builders and architects …

23_1000_349_o_1
Shaped Compressed Earth Block
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

24-1000-349-o

At TAL-L, we endeavor to push the boundaries of our locally sourced materials. Our goal is to establish on-site fabrication standards for uniquely shaped compressed …

23-1000-349-m_1
TKO Clay 02/Bentonite (12:1) Pressed Brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-349-m

This set of bricks were part of an experiment to determine the amount of bentonite (23-1000-349-e) to add to a clay-y soil (23-1000-349-d). This soil …

3-1000-349-l_4
TKO Clay 02/Bentonite (6:1) Pressed Brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-349-l

This set of bricks were part of an experiment to determine the amount of bentonite (23-1000-349-e) to add to a clay-y soil (23-1000-349-d). This soil …

23-1000-349-k_3
TKO Clay 02/Bentonite (4:1) Pressed Brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-349-k

This set of bricks were part of an experiment to determine the amount of bentonite (23-1000-349-e) to add to a clay-y soil (23-1000-349-d). This soil …

23-1000-349-j_4
TKO Clay 02/Bentonite (2:1) Pressed Brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-349-j

This set of bricks were part of an experiment to determine the amount of bentonite (23-1000-349-e) to add to a clay-y soil (23-1000-349-d). This soil …

23-1000-349-f_1
Tseung Kwan O Area 137 Fill Bank Compressed Brick
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

23-1000-349-f

This soil (23-1000-349-a) was designated as public fill within the Tseung Kwan O Area 137 Fill Bank.

Basic on site testing determined that the clay …

23-1000-349-e_TSEUNG_KWAN_O_AREA_137_FILL_BANK_BENTONITE_02
Tseung Kwan O Area 137 Fill Bank Bentonite Clay
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-349-e

Within Hong Kong bentonite is used as a coating or lubricant for large construction drilling. The bentonite is mixed with water and used to coat …