Industry first apartment made from waste glass and textiles

Article Author: SMaRT Centre
Date Published: 10 Mar 2021

“The MICROfactorieTM process takes problematic waste materials and ‘reforms’ them into entirely new ‘green ceramics’ and other panels and products for the built environment through a combination of heat and compression. In the Pavilions apartment, green ceramic tiles are used for the first time as a building material. All tiles are made from a combination of yellow bin glass and textiles, both considered problem waste streams despite their inherent qualities. Green ceramics have been applied to flooring, kitchen splashback and island front, shelving, feature walls, artwork, light fittings and furniture.”

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