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3D Printing Turns Plastic Waste Into Furniture

3D Printing Turns Plastic Waste Into Furniture

Written by David

January 19, 2019

Image Source: Stefanos Tsakiris The lab not only serves as an educational tool for the locals, but it gives them the chance to design furniture for their neighborhoods. A press release for the lab says, “Citizens can shape the designs and uses of each unique object according to their needs. They can choose which public space will house their piece, as well as the shape, color, and specific integrated functions that will promote a healthy and environment-friendly lifestyle in the city. Each object can feature a bike rack, or a vaulting horse, a tree pot, or even a dog feeding bowl, or a bookcase. What’s more, the geometries are based on ergonomic curvatures that accommodate a relaxed body posture.” Since the website launch for the project in December 2018, more than 3,000 designs have been submitted. New Raw is hopeful in their quest to recycle 4 tons of plastic […]

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