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Post Rock, T+E+A+M

Can recycled plastic convincingly mimic stone? Faculty at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan, are fast at work turning post-consumer plastic into stone-like panels for applications such as facades, rainscreens and curtain walls. Thom Moran and Meredith Miller, professors and T+E+A+M co-founders, have collaborated with fabrication research specialist (and Taubman lecturer) Christopher Humphrey to develop Post Rock, a promising solution to help reduce the building sector’s carbon footprint.

Supported by a U.S. patent and an NSF grant, the team is advancing toward commercialization and plans to construct a two-storey mock-up in their fabrication lab in the near future, demonstrating how Post...

A Recycled Plastic Panel Designed to Rival Natural Stone

At the University of Michigan, a research team is developing Post Rock, a plastic panel for waste reduction.

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