Category Archive: Diseño/Design

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

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

kchibache | eco-diseño | eco-design

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“Kchibachees una empresa joven que busca tanto el bienestar de las personas, como el del medio ambiente, apostando por la moda eco sustentable, preocupándose de generar conciencia, a fin de que la gente se dé… 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

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

Landfill Harmonic | Recycled Orchestra

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“Cateura, Paraguay is a small city that has grown atop a massive dump. It is regarded as one of the poorest slums in Latin America, a village where people live among a sea… 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

Dan Havel and Dean Ruck | repurpose architectural structures

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“Havel Ruck Projects (Dan Havel and Dean Ruck) is an artist collaborative that works in public and quasi-public environments to repurpose architectural structures and remnants of no perceived market value into works of… 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

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

TONY HORNECKER | El Arte de comer

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Tony Hornecker, artista y diseñador londinense, es reconocido internacionalmente por su particular y muy novedosa forma de hacer arte. Su proyecto más conocido es The Pale Blue Door, un restaurante itinerante que se… 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

THE READING NEST

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The artist Mark Reigelman designed the installation “The Reading Nest” in the Cleveland Public Library, Ohio, United States in 2013. It seeks to be a visual intermediary between the forest and the birds… Continuar leyendo

30.000 Pizzas

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This art installation is made by Farwaste in Turin, Italy in 2013. The idea is to reuse tomato cans to build and dome and to show that empty tomato cans can have another… Continuar leyendo

GREENWASHING

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This time we want to propose to have a look at the blog Greenwashing. It’s about building structures completely made of natural materials like wood, clay, gras, bamboo, branches, fibers and so on.… Continuar leyendo

Ciudad Emergente | Plaza de Reciclaje

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“La primera Plaza de Reciclaje se realizó en el marco del Festival de las Artes de Valparaíso (FAV) y se llevó a cabo entre los días 24 y 27 de enero de 2013. Ésta fue… Continuar leyendo

DRAGON SKIN PAVILION

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The Dragon Skin Pavilion is an architectural art installation. The origins of the pavilion are in a test study workshop held at the Tampere University of Technology for Finnish architecture students in autumn… Continuar leyendo