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February 1

[Green Connection #11] Waste in Fashion, Live Green Interiors Day, and AI Community

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Reducing Fashion Waste

Have you ever looked at that old t-shirt at the back of the drawer and thought: “What else can I do with this other than discard it?”

Well, believe it or not, that t-shirt could be the key to the next revolution in sustainable construction!

Here’s a surprising fact: Europe discards 4 million tons of fabrics annually.

But what if I told you there’s a way to turn this “waste” into something incredibly useful? That’s precisely what Clarissa Merle, a visionary French architect, is doing.

Clarissa created FabBrick, a pioneering initiative that turns old clothes into eco-friendly bricks. The process is fascinating: first, the fabrics are shredded into fine fibers.

Then, these fibers are mixed with an eco-friendly glue made of plant materials in a ratio of 80% fabric and 20% glue.

Each brick is made with material equivalent to 2-3 t-shirts. Yes, you read that right – your old t-shirts can become part of a building!

But we don’t stop there. FabBrick is not just producing decorative bricks or furniture. There is ongoing research to develop structural bricks for large constructions.

Imagine, one day, seeing entire houses erected from recycled clothes. It’s not just sustainable, it’s revolutionary!

Exclusive Presentation: Green Building Day in São Paulo and Milan

It is with great pleasure that I share with you the presentation I made this week, illustrating all the details about the upcoming Green Interiors Day events, which will take place in São Paulo and Milan.

On these occasions, we will explore the innovations and sustainable practices in the construction and architecture sector. These events are not to be missed by professionals and enthusiasts.

I thank everyone for their ongoing support and hope to see you at one of our events soon.

Did You Know? An Exclusive AI Community for Architecture and Interior Design!

Have you ever imagined being part of a vibrant community where artificial intelligence (AI) is applied to architecture and interior design? If yes, we have something special for you: the Architecture AI Community.

Our community is a dynamic space where we share new content every week, specifically focused on the use of AI in the world of architecture and interior design.

But that’s not all. We hold monthly workshops condensing the latest news in the field, bringing valuable and practical insights to the members.

These meetings are a unique opportunity to update yourself with the most recent trends, learn from the experiences of other members, and discover how AI can elevate your creative process to a new level.

Whether you want to optimize the design of a space, explore new creative possibilities, or increase the efficiency of your work, our community has everything you need.

If you are interested in boosting your productivity and creativity through AI in architecture and interior design, this is your chance to connect with a community at the forefront of this revolution.

Have a great Thursday!

Filipe Boni

UGREEN


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