Author Archive

Tech.o.gami y bolsas de plástico

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Nombre del Proyecto: Tech.o.gami y bolsas de plástico Autor: estudiantes con la ayuda del Prof. Andrea Bauzá Año: 2011 Ubicación: Puerto Rico Material Revalorizado: papel y plástico Name of the Project: Tech.o.gami y… Continuar leyendo

Restaurant MAD | Longo+Roldan Arquitectos

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In 2013, Longo + Roldán Arquitectos designed the ceiling of restaurant MAD, which is located in Madrid, Spain. They reused old tires and frames of different sizes and colors to create these hanging… Continuar leyendo

HOME₂O Roof System| NYIT Students

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A team of students and professors of the New York Institute of Technology’s School of Architecture (NYIT)just designed a water bottle roofing system after the latest typhoon in the Philippines. A special created pallet… Continuar leyendo

Casa Umbrella | Kengo Kuma

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For “La Triennale Di Milano”, Italy in 2008, Kengo Kuma and Associates designed a temporary house made of umbrellas. A very lightweight construction with zippers between the umbrellas can be built easily on… Continuar leyendo

Cork Portraits | Scott Gunderson

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The artist Scott Gunderson from the US uses corks with different colors to make big portraits. These artwork is really impressive and the reuse of corks a very nice idea, cause this valuable… Continuar leyendo

Be Paletto | Denmark

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In June 2010, this temporary pavilion was made by 9 exchange students at the Aarhus School of Architecture in Denmark. Built with nothing else than 420 overlapping pallets, the project was situated on… Continuar leyendo

Rising Moon | Daydreamers

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Nombre del Proyecto: Rising Moon (Luna Creciente) Autor: El estudio Daydreamers Año: 2013 Ubicación: Hong Kong Material Revalorizado: botellas de plástico Sitio Web:  https://www.facebook.com/lanternwonderland2013 Name of the Project: Rising Moon Author: The studio… Continuar leyendo

Paper Snake | Kengu Kuma

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In 2005 Kengo Kuma and Associates designed the “Paper Snake”, a pavilion made of 40mm thick Paper-Core Honeycomb in Anyang, South Korea. A habitable sculpture with a flexible and durable structure creates a… Continuar leyendo

The Waving Wall | holdUP & BLOONATION

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The Waving Wall of Chalkwell made by holdUP & BLOONATION is an art installation in Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom in 2011. It’s made of 1200 water bottles, demonstrating the vast journey water takes as… Continuar leyendo

Decogomme| Refunc

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Nombre del Proyecto: Decogomme Autor:  Refunc Año:2006  Ubicación: Haya, Holanda Material Revalorizado: neumáticos  Sitio Web: http://refunc.nl/?p=1464#content-wrapper  Name of the Project: Decogomme Author:  Refunc Year: 2006 Location: Haag, Netherlands Upcycled Material: old tires Website: http://refunc.nl/?p=1464#content-wrapper Parts of… Continuar leyendo

Book Cell | Matej Kren

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In 2006 the artist Matej Kren created the Book Cell for an exhibition in the Centro de Arte Moderna in Lisbon, Portugal. She describes the concept in beautiful words: “(…) To create an… Continuar leyendo

Water Lilies | Bruce Munro

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Inspired by the Victoria Waterlily, the artist Bruce Munro used 65,000 recycled CDs for an art installation in Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square in Pennsylvania, USA in 2012. A great appearance at daytime and… Continuar leyendo

La Cablerna | Venezuela

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La Cablerna is a design made by Taller de Arquitectura Instantánea (TAI) with the help of students in 2012. Located in the patio of the School of Architecture and Design at the University… Continuar leyendo

Inception Door | Armin Blasbicher Studio

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Nombre del Proyecto: Inception Door Autor: Armin Blasbicher Studio Año: 2009 Ubicación: Italia Material Revalorizado: Vidrio laminado y marco de madera Sitio Web:  http://studio.arminblasbichler.com/T-III/   Name of the Project: Inception Door Author: Armin Blasbicher… Continuar leyendo

Plastic Straws | Ideas and Inspiration

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Nombre del Proyecto: Plastic Straws Autor: Diversos  Material Revalorizado: pajitas de plástico Sitio Web: designrulz Name of the Project: Plastic Straws Author: Several Upcycled Material: plastic straws Website: designrulz We usually don’t use plastic straws… Continuar leyendo

Ballroom Luminoso |Texas, USA

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The artists Joe O’Connell + Blessing Hancock Public Art build the Ballroom Luminoso in San Antonio, Texas in 2013. At Theo & Malone Underpass at IH 35 is this artwork located and made… Continuar leyendo

SoloRebels Shoe Store | Barcelona

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SoloRebels Shoe Store is located in Barrio de Gracia, Barcelona, Spain. The architects Dom Arquitectura and Asa Studio designed the interior in 2013. Before it was an old butcher with white tiled walls,… Continuar leyendo

DISARM | Pedro Reyes

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The artist Pedro Reyes had this beautiful idea. Transforming weapons into musical instruments to build a fully mechanized orchestra in 2013 at Lisson Gallery in London. A variety of rifles, pistols and shotguns… Continuar leyendo

Tejida de Luz | Brazil

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The architect Ivan Juarez from x-studio designed the Tejido de Luz on the Island of Itaparica, Brazil in 2012. A traditional and natural raw material from the coconut trees is used for this… Continuar leyendo

The Crown | La Corona

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This lamp is created by us! At the beginning there was one empty toilet paper tube and we thought about that this has only the purpose to hold the paper and has no… Continuar leyendo

MILKY WAVE | AIDIA-STUDIO

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The Milky Wave is an installation for the Beijing Design Week 2012 and created by AIDIASTUDIO. In China the old yoghurt ceramic bottle is very common and you can buy them on the… Continuar leyendo

FACHADA DE VENTANAS RECICLADAS

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In 2012 the couple Nick Olson and Lilah Horwitz built their home in the mountains of West Virginia. He is a photographer and she a designer, who quit their jobs to built a… Continuar leyendo

CIDADA | Marco Casagrande

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Cidada is a project by Marco Casagrande in a highly industrialized area of Taipei, China. This bamboo structure is placed in the middle of a park between roads and highways. It’s a kind… Continuar leyendo

Andy Warhol Temporary Museum | LIKE architects

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LIKE architects designed the Andy Warhol temporary museum in Colombo Shopping Mall in Lisbon in 2013. It creates an environment which is pop and industrial referring to the artists work. The museum reflects… Continuar leyendo

Wicker Membranes | Andrea von Chrismar

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“The architect Andrea von Chrismar created this beautiful wicker membranes in 2010 in Chile. The technique to build with wicker is used especially in Chile since colonial times and stands out for its… Continuar leyendo

Pabellón Pallets | Mexico

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In September 2010, Rosa Agraz and Alejandro Solis (ASA-Proyectos) designed the pavilion for the International Flair Exhibition of footwear and leather SAPICA in Leon, Mexico. The reuse of 2000 pallets, which were only… Continuar leyendo

WATERTOWER | Tom Fruin

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Close to the Brooklyn Brigde, Tom Fruin created the sculpture “Watertower” in 2013. He often works with recycled and reclaimed materials and for the Watertower, he composed a structure from 1000 scraps of… Continuar leyendo

The Cardboard Cathedral | Shigeru Ban

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The Cardboard Cathedral by Architect Shigeru Ban is now open for the people in New Zealand. After the earthquake two years ago, the temporary cathedral will serve as a replacement for the city’s… Continuar leyendo

THE GIANT FISH

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The designer Tabitha Pope of Recycled Venues created this structure for Greenpeace at Glastonbury Festival, South England in 2011. It is build out of old CD`s which were kindly donated by Viridor Recycling,… Continuar leyendo

CLOUD CEILING | PROGRESS BAR

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This amazing permanent ceiling artwork is placed in the Progress Bar in Chicago and made by Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett in 2013. Constructed from hand-bent steel, reflective mylar (polyester foil), electronics,… Continuar leyendo