elegant embellishments ltd: 'prosolve 370e' at DMY berlin design festival 09
jun 09, 2009
elegant embellishments ltd: 'prosolve 370e' at DMY berlin design festival 09


‘prosolve 370e’ by elegant embellishments
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elegant embellishments ltd displayed their ‘prosolve 370e’ as part of the dmy allstars
exhibition at DMY design festival 09.

the air cleaning quasicrystalline structure is based on an innovative derivative of
five-fold symmetries. they are assembled from only two module types to yield highly
complex structures. as functional ornamentation, they increase the efficacy of the
photocatalytic tio02 coating in the decomposition of air pollution. prosolve370e was first
shown as part of ‘updating germany’: projects for a better future at the german pavillion,
11th architecture biennale venice 2008.

‘prosolve 370e’ back view
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‘prosolve 370e’ back view
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ee’s tiles respond to the priorities set by the EU clean air strategy
2005; the policy
will reduce pollution deaths by over 100 000, and air
pollution related damages by
up to 45 billion euros annually. emissions
from combustion engines are identified as
the largest contributor to
air pollution in cities and often invisibly affect our breathable
air.
the tiles, when positioned near pollutant sources, can re-appropriate
these polluted
spaces for safe pedestrian use.


‘prosolve 370e’ – photocatalytic tio02 coating
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‘prosolve 370e’ back view
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‘prosolve 370e’
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elegant embellishments ltd


‘prosolve 370e’
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‘prosolve 370e’


‘prosolve 370e’

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