The first material of Termatière, a vine shoot composite, is in the hands of potential clients. Our maker met other fans of materials to recycle in Africa.
Published 16 January 2017 by DCALK (Paris/Bruxelles)
Constant in Brussels is exhibiting “(New) Objects in Common: Peggy” by the Libre Objet collective. Our DCALK columnists introduce this open source furniture project for fablabs.
Published 13 December 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Is this the home stretch? Termatière, the business project specialized in the low-tech conception of new bio-sourced local materials, has never been as close to becoming a reality…
Published 10 November 2016 by Jean-Philippe Renoult
At Woma, in Paris, the CNC occupies an entire room. This digital milling machine commands everyone’s respect. Here it is, picked up in binaural by the artist Jean-Philippe Renoult.
Published 24 October 2016 by Caroline Grellier
The future biodesign agency Termatière now has its first material, a composite of vine shoots for manufacturing wine crates.
Published 12 October 2016 by Alexis Rowell
For the last 9 months Alexis & Blanche have been trying to reduce their waste to zero. By the end of September, they reached 90g per person per week. How do they do it?
Published 27 September 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Our material maker flew off to Africa to get her fill of Togolese, Burkinabe and Beninese inspiration for Termatière, fabrication of bio-sourced materials project.
Published 12 September 2016 by Jean-Philippe Renoult
When the artist Jean-Philippe Renoult takes an interest in makers’ machines, a whole soundscape emerges. In the limelight of Makesound, his binaural series, a professional drill.
Published 8 September 2016 by Olivier Blondeau
Once we know what the commons can be, how it can be governed and by whom, the question is: What does the commons stand for? That is, what social project does it carry?
Published 29 August 2016 by Caroline Grellier
This summer, Termatière, the material company project recycling agricultural waste, moved on to prototyping: a vine shoot composite panel, designed in a lab, was cut in a fablab.
Published 2 August 2016 by la rédaction
The Science Underground Academy was held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, from July 13-22. Slovene bio-artist and guest mentor of this 2nd edition Robertina Šebjanič reports on this experience for Makery.
Published 2 August 2016 by Timothée Gosselin
Diary of the biohacker Timothée Gosselin who is taking part in Biology Zero, a bootcamp to discover DIY biology at the Valldaura Green Fablab, from July 27 to August 5.
Published 1 August 2016 by Miriam Engle
Miriam Engle, an American labtrotter, is exploring South America. In Peru, she supports the Floating fablab project, a narcotraffiker boat converted into an environmentally responsible lab. Story.
Published 19 July 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Caroline Grellier allowed herself a little getaway outside the lab where she refines her vine shoot composites to find inspiration at Terra2016, world congress for lovers of earthen architecture.
Published 4 July 2016 by Jean-Philippe Renoult
The artist Jean-Philippe Renoult makes the Roland BN-20, a vinyl printer cutter, swing for Makesound, his binaural sound column. Headphones highly recommended!
Published 30 June 2016 by Alexis Rowell
To coincide with the first Zero Waste Festival in France from June 30th to July 2d, ecowarrior Alexis explains his life with Blanche, minimizing their impact on the environment.
Published 25 June 2016 by Olivier Blondeau
After discussing the theoretical dimension of the commons, Olivier Blondeau shows how the Github platform, well known to makers and developers, constitutes a common good.
Published 16 June 2016 by Olivier Blondeau
What are commons exactly? The defense of informational common goods presupposes the acknowledgement of former collective economic forms.
Published 13 June 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Between two tests of vine shoot bleaching, Caroline Grellier is continuing her market studies for Termatière, a company that upcycles agricultural waste.
Published 27 May 2016 by Jean-Philippe Renoult
For Makesound, Jean-Philippe Renoult's binaural sound composition series, the sound artist turned the Electrolab numerical control milling machine into a dinosaur of modern times. Headphones highly recommended!