Mycelium Thermal Insulators










︎ Creator: Matthew Derry
︎ Supervisors:  Jennifer Bissonnette & Peter Yeadon
︎ Partner: Ecovative Design



This study asks how we might create a hard, protective shell structure with an insulated interior, by changing the composition of the material matrix of mycelium. Factors included varying the mycelium substrates (hemp, sawdust, wood shavings) and keeping the material under compression as it grows.







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