Mara Von Kymmel

Rives Vertes: Redefining algae as a sustainable building material

This thesis seeks to re-evaluate perception of algal overgrowth in Lac d’Echternach by transforming it into algae-infused clay bricks to foster connections between locals and the natural environment, while promoting regenerative sustainability in the built environment.

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