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MaDe Participant
Name

Aina López

Material
Soft Concrete
Nationality
Spanish
Classification
Mineral
Workshop
Barcelona
Category
Industry
Profile

Industrial design engineer at Elisava. Passionate for Material Design. About to undertake a Master’s Degree in Material Science and Technology at the UPC.

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Material Qualities
Color White gray, Mix Shiny and Mate
Material Recipe
The recipe it’s still a work in progress and hasn’t been finalised yet. It would require a little bit more of experimenting to end up with a finished, useful material.
Material Application
Temporal structures such as sits, stools or tables for festivals, museum expositions, etc.
Material Method

Material Narrative
Soft concrete it’s a material that combines the softness of the gelatine with the stiffness of concrete. Through its unique sensory texture, this material challenges your preconceptions about concrete.
Material Classification
All the ingredients present in the material are degradable or do not represent any threat for the environment. It cannot be recycled, since gelatine will rot, but it can go back to nature.
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MaDe, a project co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of The European Union, aims at boosting talents towards circular economies across Europe partnering with design and cultural institutions, Elisava, Ma-tt-er and Politecnico di Milano. If you are living in Italy, the UK or Spain please apply to the MaDe workshops in the relevant cities.

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