# 2016

Coffee as a material to make new and innovative products  


A new construction material made from used coffee

Coffee as a material to make new and innovative products is a construction technique based on recycling used coffee grounds. In response to the enormous waste generated by coffee drinking around the world, this project re-uses discarded grounds, treating them with resins such as Crystal and IPOXI to generate a new construction material that is heat resistant and aesthetically distinct.

Jose Roberto Hernandez Euan

  • University of Guadalajara

    "Innovation is a powerful word that is in the common language this times. The creativity and ideas are a wonderful playground to try touching the impossible and challenging the others desingers to move foward. That’s the main idea of our work."more

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