Kevin's Green Heroes

Every year, Kevin McCloud’s Green Heroes celebrates the best conceptual and eco-friendly construction ideas. Kevin personally selects his top heroes for each show, from small-scale start-ups to big businesses setting a green example for the rest of the industry.

 

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Discover the heroes which appeared at Grand Designs Live Birmingham 2019:

Chip[s] Board

Made using waste from indusrial Food processing and agricultural industries, Parblex™ Plastics are translucent pure or fibre reinforced bioplastics with incredible surface finish and durability, making them ideal for fashion and interior design applications.   Website: www.chipsboard.com

That's Caffeine

That’s Caffeine Demitasu is a coffee table made of coffee grounds. Demitasu in Japanese stands for a small coffee cup. The first range of That’s Caffeine products have a similar design language of conical base representing earthing or grounding and stem reaching…

Korvaa, by Avian

Korvaa is applying fresh-from-the-lab findings on everyday objects as a way of highlighting the research of novel, biologically engineered materials. The initiative brings together a mix of unique and surprising talent who all share a wish to jumpstart the development of these…

4eco Limited

Biofase products are cutlery, straws and cocktail stirrers made predominantly of avocado seeds. They are produced in Mexico as this country is the bigges producer of avocados in the world. The seeds used to be discarded and are now reutilised to produce…

EOACOUSTIC

Noise-canceling interior material based on spruce needles. Our panels are a natural porous material that absorbs sound reflections, regulates humidity and temperature, creates a comfortable and healthy atmosphere. The peculiarity of the material is the preservation of the original shape of the…

Mapuguaquén

Mapuguaquén is the world's first active sound system made of clay. The Mapuguaquén speakers fuse the state of art in electronics and amplification with ancestral craft techniques. They areproduced in limited, numbered series in the south of Chile, using regional aestetics and…

Moss Tiles

Moss Tiles are designed to encourage moss growth to improve air quality in the urban environment. By absorbing carbon dioxide this project addresses an environmental issue that affects the health and well being of people living in cities. The tiles are made…

Vlisco Recycled Carpet Studio

‘Vlisco Recycled Carpets’ builds on extensive material research Simone Post initiated into the leftover textiles of Vlisco, a Dutch-based textile manufacturer of high-end wax-printed fabrics mainly exported to Africa. The process of designing and producing these fabrics is complicated. In each of…

Nature's Cup (Gourd Cups)

Nature's Cup is a sustainable alternative to the single-use plastic cup, which are naturally grown inside custom-designed 3D-printed molds. The cups are 100% recyclable, therefore avoiding having to ever end up in landfills.   Website: www.cremedesign.com 

CHARLIE, THE CHAIR

Chair Charlie is part of ecoBirdy’s four-piece debut collection entirely made of recycled plastic. Thanks to a unique speckled look, Charlie is a vivid eye-catcher as well as being a recognizable product of recycling: a conscious choice of the designers to make…

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