Mycroform Molds Shape Fungi-Based Building Material into Blocks
Planetary ONE uses a form to carefully control, contain and shape fungal mycelia and varying types of organic substrates into structurally viable building blocks. The process is non-polluting, low-tech and low-energy, making fungi-based building material a practical solution for architectural applications.
Implications - With the world population increasing at an exponential rate, biologically-centered construction technologies like fungi-based architectural components hold the potential for across-the-spectrum smart self-sufficiency. Easy-to-obtain renewable building materials may well be a way to provide underserved and remote populations with affordable housing, but even more noteworthy are the possibilities for greening dense urban areas with organic bio-construction.Stats for Mushroom Bricks Trending: Older & Chilly
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