Architectural Mushroom

Fungi is adapted into sculptural and architectural designs

Implications - The incorporation of fungi-based materials into various architectural and sculptural designs has implications for a variety of industries, particularly those specializing in art and design, architecture, and eco-friendly production and consumption. The experimentation of fungi-based materials in building items that are typically "wasteful," in a way that actually reduces waste, serves a future in which consumers and brands alike are able to live and produce in a way that lessens their environmental impact.

Workshop Question - If your brand were to build or align itself with an initiative or product that reduces waste, what would that look like?
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Cloud-Like Printed Installations - The Cloud Pergola is a Large-Scale 3D-Printed Structure
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Mushroom-Infused Biodegradable Buildings - Redhouse Architecture is Addressing the Housing Crisis
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Redhouse Architecture is Addressing the Housing Crisis
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Mycelium-Supported Structures
The MycoTree Structure is Made Entirely from Mushroom Roots
Mushrooms can do a lot of things, and with the MycoTree project from architect Dirk Hebel and engineer Philippe Block, holding up a building might be one of them. The two established designers have... [More]
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