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31/01/17

Lascaux 4, larger than life!

Closed to the public since 1963 for conservation purposes, the Lascaux cave in France was entirely reconstructed in a building dedicated to parietal art.
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31/01/17

Space parachute

Exo-Brake is a technology developed by NASA mainly aimed at returning satellites and payloads, placed in orbit, back to Earth using the technique of airbraking.
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31/01/17

A shelter made from plastic bricks

Oscar Mendez, a Colombian architect and entrepreneur, came up with the idea of building houses for the homeless using recycled waste plastic.
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Suspended light

Suspended light

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Stool

Stool

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Top-case

Top-case

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Chair

Chair

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Floor lamp

Floor lamp

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Polymers take centre stage

Polymers take centre stage

Champions of design and mobility, plastics bend to all the whims of event organisers aiming to captivate an increasingly demanding public.

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Plastic Viewpoints

Studio Soufflé, a breath of fresh air in the field of communication

Studio Soufflé, a breath of fresh air in the field of communication

An interview with Mahani Baharum, co-founder of Studio Soufflé, a British design agency specialising in the creation of inflatable objects and structures.

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Eco Plastics

Once a plastic, forever a plastic

Once a plastic, forever a plastic

Do plastics still have a future after a lifetime of faithful service? The words "plastic waste" often conjure up images of recycled packaging. However, plastics have established themselves in other areas such as the construction and automotive industries, where they already account for almost 30% of the increasing production of these materials. What do we do with used plastics? As the concept of the circular economy gains increasing traction, the question requires an answer.

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The Bic razor, still the sharpest of the bunch!

The Bic razor, still the sharpest of the bunch!

One of the Bic family's better known progeny is the razor. As famous as its older siblings: the pen and the lighter. The brand's first razor made its appearance in 1975 after two years of research.…

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