Structure grown from “mushroom sausages” shows potential for zero-waste architecture

June 20, 2017 Alice Morby 0

Brunel University student Aleksi Vesaluoma has developed a technique for using mushroom mycelium as an environmentally friendly construction material. Vasaluoma worked alongside architecture firm Astudio to create the Grown Structures series using mycelium, the vegetative part of a mushroom fungus. Vasaluoma, a student at London’s Brunel University, developed a technique where the mycelium material is mixed with

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Architizer’s product database gains investment from Bjarke Ingels, J Mayer H and more

June 7, 2017 Dan Howarth 0

US media company Architizer’s online database for architectural products has received new financial backing from industry names including Bjarke Ingels and J Mayer H. The Danish and German architects are among a set of new investors for Source, the digital marketplace for specifying products for construction projects, launched by Architizer in January 2016. New York-based architects

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