Category Archive: Arquitectura/Architecture

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

Story Tower |Latvia

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“This summer, RTU International Architecture Summer School students led by architects/tutors Theodore Molloy, Niklavs Paegle and Thomas Randall-Page built The Story Tower in Cēsis, Latvia. The semi-permanent structure – designed to stand until the local… Continuar leyendo

10.000 Bolsas Plásticas| Plastic Bags | Palacio Subercaseaux | Valparaíso

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“El Edificio Subercaseaux de Valparaíso, ubicado en la calle Serrano (ex calle La Planchada) fue arrasado por un incendio el año 2007. En el marco del Festival Puerto Ideas, Ciudad Emergente realizó una intervención… 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

International Students Conference on Urban Sustainability | Curitiba, Brasil | 2014

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La Conferencia Internacional Estudiantil de Sostenibilidad Urbana – International Students Conference on Urban Sustainability (ISCUS), con el objetivo de promover el intercambio de conocimientos entre estudiantes de diferentes países e incentivar la investigación… 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

EVENTs | SUSTENTABILIDAD| NOV 2013

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Here we present you a couple of events for the month of November 2013, which you might find interesting. If you can join, we encourage you to do so! Te presentamos algunos eventos… Continuar leyendo

(B)ORDOS 100

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“En enero de 2008, los arquitectos Jaques Herzog y Pierre de Meuron, reunieron junto con el artista plástico Ai Weiwei a 100 arquitectos provenientes de 27 países de todo el mundo. ¿El objetivo?… 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

Kuzzen / Tienda de Carton

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Kuzzen store in Mexico City, year 2012. Built by the architects Marina Leboreiro & Carlos Faci,  who were able to build in just two weeks, spaces and counters for this store using 2,150 carton tubes and… 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

“La Basura NO es Basura” | Gaby Herbstein

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Gaby Herbstein, an argentinian photographer, makes this calendar for 2011, which aims to reflect on the importance of recycling in current environmental issues under the theme “The trash is not trash.” This time included… Continuar leyendo

Product Innovation Challenge: 10 Productos Sustentables para la Construcción del Futuro

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10 finalistas en el Desafío Productos de Innovación, el Instituto Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation. Los finalistas: 1. Ecovative: Aislamiento de Hongos 2. Bellwether Materials: Aislamiento de lana de Oveja 3. ROMA: Pinturas minerales Domus 4.Stormwall Industries: Paneles Stormwall 5. GR GreenBuilding Products: Techo… Continuar leyendo

Enlace permanente

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Quedan todos oficialmente invitados a la Tercera Jornada de Bioconstrucción para el Parque Ecológico de Angostura! SABADO 05 de OCTUBRE. Nos juntamos en el Centro Cultural GAM a las 08.30 am (Santiago) para… 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

TRASH TRACK | Siguiendo la Basura

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On 2011, an investigation called TrashTrack is realized, using “location aware tags: a first step towards the deployment of smart-dust – networks of tiny locatable and addressable microeletromechanical systems.These tags are attached to… 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

Cau i balcó | Tallerdarquitectura | Banca

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Bench by Tallerdarquitectura built in Rupià, Girona, Cataluña, Spain on 2010. “This project began with the recovery of waste material from the construction industry over a year: wood pallets, perforated sheets, metal profiles, leftover strips, etc. All… Continuar leyendo

Feria de las Buenas Prácticas | Ciudad Emergente

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La Secretaría Ejecutiva de Desarrollo de Barrios  invita a la tercera versión del Seminario de Buenas Prácticas en Barrios y Condominios Sociales y a la Primera Feria del Trueque de Buenas Prácticas, que se realizarán los días 9 y… 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

La Fabulosa Minga Sustentable + Fundación Basura + Mazo Arquitectos

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La Fabulosa Minga Sustentable es un colectivo de personas, y agrupaciones multidisciplinarias cuya misión consiste en articular y fortalecer una red ciudadana creativa que promueva la circulación de ideas y acciones en relación a la… Continuar leyendo