Syn.de.Bio is a network of designers, artists and scientists who employ novel design methods and innovative fabrication techniques to explore and manipulate biological material.
Ecovative is a material science company developing a new class of home-compostable bioplastics based on mycelium, a living organism. Mushroom Materials are high-performance, environmentally responsible alternatives to traditional plastic foam packaging, insulation, and other synthetic materials. Ecovative use mycelium, which is the vegetative growth stage of fungi. Spores are produced by the fruiting body […]
The project Contaminant collectively describes a series of investigative studies culminating in a responsive architectural installation. Rather than considering the ability of micro-organisms to modify their immediate environment, as with previous work such as Algaetecture and Nonsterile; the objective of this study was to investigate the monitoring capabilities of an installation deliberately designed to […]