13 Oct 2016

ARCHITECTURE NOW – From fishing nets to carpets

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By Federico Monsalve

Federico Monsalve: I’d imagine it’s quite a difficult undertaking to source these post-consumer waste materials?

Fabrizio Calenti (FC): Raw material procurement is still the most complicated and, in a way, the most interesting process. Nylon is a high-performing fibre; for this reason it is also expensive. Therefore, it’s not used in packaging. There is no such thing as pure nylon waste; it is a component of a product.

So when we started, we had people travelling the world and scouting…

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