Doing more with less. With materials that are better, more efficient and less damaging. This is the challenge for both producers of materials as well as those who shape the built and furnished environment. Materia is a leading knowledge centre for developments and innovations in materials, concerned with the development of smarter and more sustainable materials that are aesthetically or technically innovative.
In the article Kasper Guldager explains his view that all materials should be seen as valuable resources as concepts like “waste” and “pollution” do not exist in nature. By showing examples of GXN projects he illustrates how architects can learn from eco-systems and work with technical and biological circular design.
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