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redhouse studio: A Cleveland firm creating sustainable habitats
By SARAH JAQUAY This is the second installment in Currents’ Thinkers & Makers series occasionally focusing on the region’s innovators and inventors. “The fungus does the heavy lifting,” says Christopher Maurer, founder and principal architect of redhouse studio in Cleveland’s Ohio City. He was talking about making building materials from living organisms, specifically mycelium--a substance basic to mushrooms. That