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 Detail of finished material texture with beeswax
 Once broken down and boiled in hot water, the common reed creates a durable material when flour is added to it acting as a binder. Salt is also an essential ingredient, because it preserves the body from bacteria and fungi
 Manually breaking the common reed into smaller bits
 Prototype construction
 Prototype after drying for one day
 This new material is also sound absorbing, due to its rough surface, and could be adequate to use in architecture for that purpose
 Final presentation of raffe øre at KEA (Copenhagen, Denmark)
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