Category Archives: Material Innovation

Superhydrophobic Substance

Superhydrophobic substance is a type of new material that could reflect water. Different from traditional water-proofing material, superhydrophobic substance does not just stop water from penetrating but also stop water attaching onto its surface or coating. It has function similar

Superhydrophobic Substance

Superhydrophobic substance is a type of new material that could reflect water. Different from traditional water-proofing material, superhydrophobic substance does not just stop water from penetrating but also stop water attaching onto its surface or coating. It has function similar

The Fastest 3D Printer in the World! Looks as cool as it sounds

Last year the company Carbon3D introduced the world to CLIP technology, during a TED talk. This innovation in 3D printing is described as “a photochemical process involving a liquid interface of uncured resin and a passing light source. And, due

The Fastest 3D Printer in the World! Looks as cool as it sounds

Last year the company Carbon3D introduced the world to CLIP technology, during a TED talk. This innovation in 3D printing is described as “a photochemical process involving a liquid interface of uncured resin and a passing light source. And, due

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells are photovoltaic cells that convert any visible light into electrical energy. This technology was invented in 1991 by two Swiss professors named Michael Graetzl and Dr. Brian O’Regan. They are sometimes referred to as the “Graetzel

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells are photovoltaic cells that convert any visible light into electrical energy. This technology was invented in 1991 by two Swiss professors named Michael Graetzl and Dr. Brian O’Regan. They are sometimes referred to as the “Graetzel

Aerogel: The future in home insulation

Aerogel is a high-tech material that has been created for use in missions to space. It has now landed in the earthly home as insulation. This innovation of material is created in the labs of Aspen Aerogels. The company designs

Aerogel: The future in home insulation

Aerogel is a high-tech material that has been created for use in missions to space. It has now landed in the earthly home as insulation. This innovation of material is created in the labs of Aspen Aerogels. The company designs

Arktura Atmosphera

Blog Post 8 Evan Super Atmosphera by Arktura is a modular and dynamic ceiling alternative or design placement.  The fins that form the system are made from high amounts of recycled materials and are completely recyclable themselves (https://arktura.com/product_family/atmosphera/).  The fins

Arktura Atmosphera

Blog Post 8 Evan Super Atmosphera by Arktura is a modular and dynamic ceiling alternative or design placement.  The fins that form the system are made from high amounts of recycled materials and are completely recyclable themselves (https://arktura.com/product_family/atmosphera/).  The fins

Melfi Headquarters

Hunter Lutz – make up post for week 12 The ideal adaptable building solution should be appropriate for society’s current wants and needs but more importantly tomorrow’s. Adaptable Futures has put together a graphic they call Framecycle (above)[1]. Melfi Headquarters

Melfi Headquarters

Hunter Lutz – make up post for week 12 The ideal adaptable building solution should be appropriate for society’s current wants and needs but more importantly tomorrow’s. Adaptable Futures has put together a graphic they call Framecycle (above)[1]. Melfi Headquarters

TerraClad: Advancement in Wall Cladding

Blog Post 6 Evan Super TerraClad is a new ceramic cladding system created by Boston Valley Terra Cotta.  “In addition to the durability and ease of maintenance inherent to any terra cotta cladding, the TerraClad™ system incorporates ship-lapped open joints

TerraClad: Advancement in Wall Cladding

Blog Post 6 Evan Super TerraClad is a new ceramic cladding system created by Boston Valley Terra Cotta.  “In addition to the durability and ease of maintenance inherent to any terra cotta cladding, the TerraClad™ system incorporates ship-lapped open joints