Samples from biomaterial sessions at CSM in London. These are results from the first experimentations with coffee waste, which is part of my PhD research. The practice research explores the recovering of value from plant-based waste.
Coffee waste was treated using simple biomaterial making to simulate materials and inputs found at a coffee farm in Colombia. My research looks at regenerative design methods found in agriculture to explore biomaterial development. Priority is given to minimise the use while maximise and reutilisation of water, utilisation of biodegradable additives and minimise the use of heat at processing stages.