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upcoming June 15, 2014
"WHAT MATERIALS WILL EXIST IN A DECADE?"
We are happy to present the first issue of the new BAU KUNST ERFINDEN Magazine, edited by Thorsten Klooster and Heike Klussmann.
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Bau Kunst Erfinden – Magazine – Vol. 01: "What materials will exist in a decade?" Thorsten Klooster, Heike Klussmann (Eds.),  Kassel University Press, ISBN: 978-3-86219-494-0 (print) / ISBN: 978-3-86219-495-7 (e-book)
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May 5, 2014
"INTELLIGENTE OBERFLÄCHEN"
MERKUR ESSAY ON THE LOCAL RESOURCES NEW MATERIALS PROJECT
Within our project on Local Resources New Materials, author Claudia Basrawi investigated the smart surfaces of Oman. Read her essay in this month´s issue of MERKUR Zeitschrift für Europäisches Denken (German language only).
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February 22, 2014

ARTE FUTUREMAG REPORTS ON TASK AND BUILDING ART INVENTION
The new ARTE programme FUTUREMAG reports on the concrete of the future. The show provides insights into novelties like BlingCrete, TouchCrete and DysCrete, developed by TASK, in collaboration with BUILDING ART INVENTION.
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January 22–24, 2014

BLINGCRETE ON VIEW AT MATERIAL XPERIENCE ROTTERDAM
BlingCrete is featured by Materia, the global network in the area of innovative materials, in the context of this year´s edition of Material Xperience Rotterdam.
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Rotterdam´s Ahoy convention center will provide the backdrop for this year´s show on new materials. The show’s dates are 22-24 January 2014. More information is
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August 01, 2013

DYSCRETE IS PART OF "ZUKUNFT BAU"
DysCrete is a R&D project on a new solar active concrete being able to produce electricity.
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The DysCrete- project is now funded by the Building Research Initiative (Forschungsinitiative Zukunft Bau) of the Federal Ministery for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety. The Research Initiative is a program for sustainable Applied Building Research. It aims to strengthen the competitiveness of the German building sector in the European internal market and to remove existing deficits particularly in the sector of technical, building cultural and organisational innovations.

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April 11, 2013
"NEW PARALLEL WORLDS FOR A MACROWORLD BUMPING UP AGAINST ITS LIMITS."
We are happy to present the first issue of GRAFT – a new magazine-in-magazine on materials.graft_fruit_cover_4_1200_590_2
GRAFT is a magazine on materials written by lateral thinkers. By bridging information between researchers, producers and creative professionals Graft Magazine encourages lateral thinking. Each issue will be distributed locally with a cooperating magazine. Consistent with the idea of cross-disciplinary thinking this hosting media partner will differ with every new edition of GRAFT.
The current issue "Graft on FRUIT" with contributions by Vasco Mourao, Martin Krammer, Maria Morais and Brazilian artist Marepe is presented in cooperation with Brownbook magazine. Read more

Editors: Nicolas Bourquin, Thorsten Klooster, Andrea Wiegelmann, Michela Pelizzari and Federica Sala
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