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Mercedes del Río Merino is an expert in designing new construction materials that incorporate circular economy criteria. It could be said that she has experimented with nearly everything to achieve a single goal: to create increasingly sustainable building materials.
The smart fabric revolution has a new player: fungi. Their ability to detect a variety of stimuli—chemical, mechanical and electrical—makes them potentially key components for monitoring the environment in a new generation of wearable devices. And these properties have already proven effective in the construction industry.