ARCHITECTURE NOW – From fishing nets to carpets
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…