Common Sands – Forite

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Common Sands – Forite By Snøhetta as Architects


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163188295760759.jpg Photographer: Fornace Brioni, Copyright holder: Snøhetta/Studio Plastique/Fornace Brioni


163188295863672.jpg Photographer: Kjetil S. Andersen/OiOiOi, Copyright holder: Snøhetta/Studio Plastique/Fornace Brioni


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Although typically associated with beaches and playgrounds, sand is a resource essential to the continued functioning of our technology-driven society. Sand makes our electronic devices work, our homes light and warm, our communication faster and our energy consumption more sustainable. It is integral to the production of silicon microchips, fiberoptic cables, insulation and solar cells. Moreover, sand is the primary ingredient in glass, which is used in consumer electronic products such as fridges, microwaves and computers. 

Despite great efforts to extract, transport, refine and process sand into complex electronic components, little is done to recycle these…


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Project details
Location
Program Type Product design
Year Build completed in the year 2021
Tags Product design, Design, Sustainability, Sand, Electronic waste
Involve Companies
Architects Snøhetta
Collaborators Studio Plastique
Product Spec Sheet
Element Brand Product
Manufacturers Fornace Brioni

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