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Cradle to Cradle composites in Davos

The potential benefits of composites to the future circular economy were showcased at this week’s World Economic Forum.

20th January 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Davos

Construction, Sustainable, Transport/​Aerospace

Combining advanced technologies and design, the structure was built to promote the Cradle to Cradle philosophy of the architect William McDonough, who received the Fortune Award for Circular Economy Leadership in Davos.

ICEhouse, (ICE stands for Innovation for the Circular Economy), has been built using SABIC’s Lexan sheet and systems for the walls, ceiling, roofing and windows.

In addition, new fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite technologies have been used for floor panels and profile structures instead of metal and wood, delivering superior durability, impact performance and safety with less weight.

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