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It sounds like something out of a Dario Argento film: soaring architecture built with fresh blood and sand. It’s no camp horror movie, though—rather, it’s an award-winning proposal from recent architecture school graduate Jack Munro. “Animal blood is one of the most prolific waste materials in the world,” says Munro, a 2012 graduate of University of Westminster in London. “The blood drained from animal carcasses is generally thrown away or incinerated despite being a potentially useful product.”

It sounds like something out of a Dario Argento film: soaring architecture built with fresh blood and sand. It’s no camp horror movie, though—rather, it’s an award-winning proposal from recent architecture school graduate Jack Munro. 

“Animal blood is one of the most prolific waste materials in the world,” says Munro, a 2012 graduate of University of Westminster in London. “The blood drained from animal carcasses is generally thrown away or incinerated despite being a potentially useful product.”

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    I thought these were chocolate brownies at first
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    This is actually pretty cool. Also, considering the amount of gross that we already eat/breathe on a daily basis, it’s...
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    I would totally live in a blood house.
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    Brilliant idea! It’s always best to use the entire animal!
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    srsly? wtf? if that isn’t horrific…
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    This is amazing. If this becomes successful then it’s going to really help out a TON of people who wouldn’t have been...
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    thinking about it, there are probably a lot of things you can do with animal blood… mostly I think like extraction of...
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