27 Jun '17, 8pm

Using Mushrooms to Build Homes

Using Mushrooms to Build Homes

The use of mushrooms in architecture has been proposed before, but now Aleksi Vesaluoma, a student at Brunel University has taken it a step further. He’s developed a fungi-based building material, which is carefully shaped into long tubes and cultivated to form eco-friendly building blocks that can be used for construction quite easily. Aleksi worked with the London-based frim Astudio on this so-called, Grown Structures project. His technique involves mixing cardboard with mycelium, namely the portion of mushrooms that branches out in thread-like extensions, to create what he refers to as “mushroom sausages.” As the names suggests, these are long, tube-shaped things, which he creates with the help of cotton bandages that are strung over a mold, and left to grow inside a greenhouse for about a month. In this way, the tubes eventually get “glued” together naturally. The mush...

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