Bioplastic Building

Architecture adopts eco-friendly bioplastic materials

Implications - Bioplastics are slowly being adopted into the construction industry as businesses and architects seek to set precedents for the future of architecture. Such changes are being pushed as immediate and long-term consequences of climate change, coupled with rapid urban development around the world, are increasingly top of mind for consumers and developers alike.
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Activated Charcoal Bioplastics - This Gelatinous Biomaterial Was Designed to Reduce Air Pollution
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This Year and Warm 1,355 Clicks Pub: Jan 4, 18
Activated Charcoal Bioplastics
This Gelatinous Biomaterial Was Designed to Reduce Air Pollution
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Cleverly Draped Architecture - DUS Architects' EU Building Boasts Covered Built-In Outdoor Seating
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Cleverly Draped Architecture
DUS Architects' EU Building Boasts Covered Built-In Outdoor Seating
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Biodegradable Forest Shelters - This 3D-Printed Design of Blends into the Natural Surroundings
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Warm 3,437 Clicks Pub: Oct 1, 14
Biodegradable Forest Shelters
This 3D-Printed Design of Blends into the Natural Surroundings
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Sustainable 3D-Printed Floors - Aectual Flooring is Made by Robots to Customize Large Spaces
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This Year and Warm 1,202 Clicks Pub: Oct 25, 17
Sustainable 3D-Printed Floors
Aectual Flooring is Made by Robots to Customize Large Spaces
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3D-Printed Urban Cabins - The Designers of This Cabin are Inviting People to Stay Overnight
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Average 1,315 Clicks Pub: Aug 30, 16
3D-Printed Urban Cabins
The Designers of This Cabin are Inviting People to Stay Overnight
Dutch design studio ‘Dus Architects’ has created a 3D-printed urban cabin that is situated in a public place overlooking the Amstel river in Amsterdam. The unique project comes as a... [More]
Repurposed Plastic Pavilions - This Dutch Pavilion's Facade Was Fashioned from Recycled Plastic
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This Year and Warm 391 Clicks Pub: Apr 9, 18
Repurposed Plastic Pavilions
This Dutch Pavilion's Facade Was Fashioned from Recycled Plastic
Visitors to the famed Dutch city of Eindhoven will now be treated to a truly unique site, a plastic pavilion built out of materials garnered from donations of trash, unwanted plastic and other... [More]
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