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Growing Surfaces

WHAT IS IT?
Crystal structures

FORCE TYPOLOGY
Temperature

MATERIALS
Textile Crystals

Crystallization is the process of forming a crystalline structure from a fluid or from materials dissolved in a fluid.

Since they can be constructed, could crystals be also grown and integrated into a structure?

This project envisions a system where crystals slowly grow through a capillary action into a vertical surface; The outcome is stronger, colored or more or less transparent according to the water solution and the technique involved.

Growing Surfaces

WHAT IS IT?
Crystal structures

FORCE TYPOLOGY
Temperature

MATERIALS
Textile Crystals

Crystallization is the process of forming a crystalline structure from a fluid or from materials dissolved in a fluid.

Since they can be constructed, could crystals be also grown and integrated into a structure?

This project envisions a system where crystals slowly grow through a capillary action into a vertical surface; The outcome is stronger, colored or more or less transparent according to the water solution and the technique involved.