News and blog posts in the ‘Polymers’ category
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Material Match at Surface Design ShowBrad Turner. April 13, 2015.
At Surface Design Show 2015 Materials Council hosted the world’s first materials speed dating event, looking to match lonely designers with the material of their dreams.
Application / Facades / Glass / Materials / Polymers / Shading / Smart / Textiles
So Transparent: Crystal Palace reloadedBrad Turner. June 10, 2014.
Zaha Hadid, Grimshaw and Rogers, Stirk + Harbour are among the shortlisted architects recently selected to put forward designs to recreate London’s iconic Crystal Palace. Materials Council explores the materials and technologies a modern day interpretation could employ.
Composites / Materials / Natural / Polymers / Reports / Stone / Sustainability / Timber
Engineered nature: materials made to performBrad Turner. June 26, 2013.
In this article, originally written for Architonic and re-published by Designboom, Materials Council explore the various ways that natural materials can be engineered, making them truly super-natural and offering entirely new methods of production and construction.