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

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

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

Real-Life Waterworld Project | Ciudades en el agua

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“Se acuerdan de esa película de Kevin Kostner, Waterworld? Resulta que hoy es una realidad! Una ciudad en el agua real, tal como las islas flotantes de la película, estas mini ciudades flotantes… 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

PARTY WALL | waste products of skateboard-making

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“CODA’s proposal was selected because of its clever identification and use of locally available resources—the waste products of skateboard-making—to make an impactful and poetic architectural statement within MoMA PS1′s courtyard,” said Pedro Gadanho,… 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

VI Seminario Hospitales Saludables | 3 y 4 |09| 2013 Brasil

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San Pablo — Está abierta la inscripción para participar del VI Seminario Hospitales Saludables que se realizará los días 3 y 4 de septiembre de 2013 en el Instituto de Enseñanza e Investigación del Hospital… 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

WATERSHED | Plastic Bottles Instalation

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People from MSLK are keenly interested in the effects of society’s mass consumption of plastic. “What happens when we are done with these single use items? Where do they end up? And more importantly how many of these… Continuar leyendo

FAU – UNT | Domo Sustentable

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In the Architecture and City Planning Faculty, of the National University of Tucuman(UNT), Argentina, a sustainable dome is being built to serve as a living space for college students. Over 100 students from… 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

RECYCLE DETROIT | Recycle it by Building it

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Chris Siminski is a masters of architecture student at Lawrence Technological University. He sent us his summer semester project, which deals with recycling materials around the confines of Detroit and reusing them within… Continuar leyendo