Koji

Koji

Our fourth material trial was a test we designed ourseleves. Since mycelyum has become so popular we wanted to test if a fungi like Koji could have similar properties and maybe become a material itself.   Because it's so easy to find in Japan, finding a material...

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Agar bioplastic

Agar bioplastic

For our third .    Tools Cooker/stove/hotplate, Teaspoon, Measuring Cup, Cooking pot, Scale, Thermometer, Stirring spoon, Flat surface Method Step one Mix all of the ingredients together in a pot in the amounts above, and stir until agar and glycerol dissolve in...

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Kombucha fabric

Kombucha fabric

Our second test of material was Kombucha fabric.    Step one Boil the water, the let cool to below 30° celcius.  Add the tea and sugar, and infuse for 5 min.  Do not use hot tea in the preparation (above 35 ° C), as it can kill the bacterial culture.   Step...

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Raiki

The Raiki project is a biological microgrid for underprivileged urban and areal areas that takes advantage of the natural functions of plants combined with energy harvesting technology. The biological plant design is based on the research of current tree functions, triboelectric technology, incorporating data on wind velocities, and leaf shape analysis.