Bionictile & Lifewall
Manufacturer: Ceracasa (Tile of Spain)
Bionictile air-purifying porcelain tile features a titanium-dioxide glaze that neutralizes nitrogen oxide pollutants. A companion system called Lifewall was developed in conjunction with Spanish architect Emilio Llobat and Azahar Energy. The 3.3'-square metal mesh system supports drip-watered vegetation in a substrate and can be used as part of the facade design.
[Reader Service: December 2010, #203]
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