NANOxARCH: Pioneering awareness and use of sustainable materials in China

NANOxARCH founder Lei Yuxi © NANOxARCH

Founder Lei Yuxi reckons Covid-19 could usher China into a new era of sustainability, as her startup seeks to make sustainable materials more affordable 

While pursuing her master’s degree in material chemistry at the University of New Hampshire in the early 2010s, Lei Yuxi was also passionate about architectural design. Indeed, she had planned on a career involving connecting materials with design to promote sustainability. Unsure how to make that happen, Lei thought about working first for a company in the field. “But before I founded NANOxARCH in October 2018, there was no such businesses in China,” Lei told CompassList in a recent interview by video conference.Aiming at reshaping architectural spaces toward sustainability throughout th...
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