Het grootschaliger gebruik van hout - in de bouw, in de fabricage of in de chemie - is dat je op die manier de uitstoot van het broeikasgas CO2 voorkomt, aldus hoogleraar Europese bossen Gert-Jan Nabuurs van Wageningen Universiteit in de Volkskrant.
Het hout in dit soort bouwprojecten is altijd CLT - Cross Lamited Timber.
Natural wood is a low-cost and abundant material and has been used for millennia as a structural material for building and furniture construction. However, the mechanical performance of natural wood (its strength and toughness) is unsatisfactory for many advanced engineering structures and applications. In this Nature magazine article a simple and effective strategy to transform bulk natural wood directly into high-performance structural material.
The 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge is a NASA’s Centennial Challenges program competition to build a 3D-printed habitat for deep space exploration, including the agency’s journey to the Moon, Mars or beyond.
The chubby chair exaggerates functional ornamentation as imparted by low-resolution 3D printing. In doing so, the chair evidences the inimitable durability, singularity, and texture associated with the printed medium.
We're on our way home. See you next year. https://www.salonemilano.it/en
A weekend in Copenhagen. If it is good enough for the queen of Denmark : illumsbolighus.com
With his Data Stool, Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Henri Canivez uses generative design to literally personalize a seat. instagram.com/henricanivez.
nj architects architect Pippa Jacob is a member of Ipswich Sketch Club, a group that meet once a month to just drawing buildings. Despite the rise of computer graphics in architecture, putting pen to paper is still important to her. twitter.com/ipsketchclub
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Are you a cockroach?
A different view on three-dimensionality.
A monographic publication on Caroline Hofman, edited by Antoon Melissen, will be published in autumn 2019.
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