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HALO / A carbon neutral chair


Halo is a stackable chair made from Organico, a carbon-neutral composite material. It utilizes only renewable sources, is water resistant and fully biodegradable. The wood-free product consists mainly of fast growing hemp fibers and is free of conventional binders or resins. An adhesive, made from limestone and soja protein, is used to press hemp fibers and hemp hurds into solid forms. This sandwich board, with solid fibers on the outer surface and a foamy core, translates the natural structure of the plant into a technical lightweight material. The resulting bio material offers high stability at low weight due to its Sandwich-Structure.


Universität der Künste Berlin

Universität der Künste Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Philipp Hainke,
Universität der Künste Berlin