Arup: The Urban Bio-loop

Construction consulting firm Arup has released a report “The Urban Bio-loop” which describes new ways of using organic waste in construction. This is named: “A New Paradigm for Materials in…

SolarLeaf Bio-reactor Facade

SolarLeaf is the first commercial system which cultivates micro-algae in the facade of a building. The algae are grown within structural glass sheets that can be used to clad a…

Plant-e: Electricity from Plants

Plant-e is a new product which makes it possible to extract electricity from living plants without doing any harm to those plants. It makes use of the natural growth processes…

GIY: Grow It Yourself

US company Ecovative is making use of mushroom mycelium to make packaging products. This material is registered under the name of Mushroom® Materials. The source material or food that the…