As the third chapter to emerge from the annual GEO—DESIGN exhibition platform presented by Design Academy Eindhoven and Van Abbemuseum, GEO—DESIGN: Sand. The Building Block of Modernity features nine original research-based projects
and one ongoing research from alumni of Design Academy Eindhoven.
Whether we recognise it or not, sand is nothing less than the essential building block of modern civilisation. Sand is all around us: in the buildings we inhabit, in the glasses we wear and the silicone chips in our computers and smartphones. After water,