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(Archive) Contemporary Seashell Tadelakt

Seonmin Kang
www.seonminkang.com

This project was part of DDW 2020
Seonmin Kang

An exploration as to how waste oyster shells can be processed into contemporary furniture designs that can neutralise and regenerate acidic soils at their end of life by applying traditional Moroccan technique called 'Tadelakt'.

Statistical data shows that mollusk shells contribute more than 7 million tons of ‘nuisance waste’ discarded every year, most of which is dumped in landfills or the ocean. For instance, in the UK, landfill disposal costs up to £100 per ton, but this is an

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Waste oyster shells /Process of natural oxidation

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