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What is this?

Modular open-work tile structure made of recycled plastic and coated with titanium dioxide. Designed as a functional facade element to reduce air pollution.

This is a architectural tiles from Germany. It is dated 2009 and we acquired it in 2011. Gift of Elegant Embellishments. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

recycled abs plastic with photocatalytic titanium dioxide coating

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (each narrow tile): 47.9 x 15.8 x 12.7 cm (18 7/8 in. x 6 1/4 in. x 5 in.) H x W x D (each wide tile): 41 x 29.9 x 12.7 cm (16 1/8 in. x 11 3/4 in. x 5 in.)

This object was designed by Allison Dring and Daniel Schwagg and manufactured by Elegant Embellishments

This object was donated by Elegant Embellishments

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18797517/ |title=Architectural Tiles, "proSolve 370e", 2009 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 October 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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