AIASF / Parametric Canopy

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BIOS Design Collective is a working group of academic and professional designers exploring the application of biological patterns to architecture. “Parametric design meets recycled material in the form of 2000+ plastic beer cups, salvaged… Continue reading

William Kamkwamba

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This post might not be pure architecture.. but this man is truly inspiring. Please watch. “William Kamkwamba, from Malawi, is a born inventor. When he was 14, he built an electricity-producing windmill from spare… Continue reading

Most Architecture

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Temporary office space for Amsterdam company “Brandbase”. Nicely done with pallets!! by Most Architecture. via iwebsolutions  

Magazine Waves

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David Mach built this installation using recycled magazines that have been carefully arranged to achieve smooth curves and flowing colors. via Inhabitat

Lègologica

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The prefabricated blocks will be filled and stacked with local existing materials such as stones, wood, bark, branches and leaves. Dimensions and weight of the components to give the stability to the structure. The… Continue reading

Films on Fridges

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A Cinema constructed in London, from 150 abandoned Refrigerator Doors. Lindsey Scannapieco. For the “Films on Fridges, Film Festival”. More info on The Guardian. photos by Nina Pope and Johanna Neurath. via Colossal watch this video!

Heatherwick Studio

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In the entrance of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Made from recycled traffic cones. Installed as part of Heatherwick Studio‘s “Designing the Extraordinary” exhibition. via Inhabitat

Ruganzu Bruno

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“Ruganzu Bruno Tusingwire is a 29-year old eco-artist from Uganda as well as the founding curator of TEDxKampala. In addition to being the winner of the first City 2.0 Award, Tusingwire is a 2011… Continue reading

AME-LOT

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Nombre del Proyecto: AME-LOT Autor: Stephane Malka Año: 2011 Ubicación: Paris Material Revalorizado: Pallet Sitio Web:  http://www.stephanemalka.com/en/2011/03/ame-lot/   Name of the Project: AME-LOT Author: Stephane Malka Year: 2011 Location: Paris Upcycled Material: Pallet… Continue reading

Ran Hwang

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New use for your old buttons! by Ran Hwang. via Colossal.  ARTIST STATEMENT I create large icons such as a Buddha or a traditional vase, using materials from the fashion industry. The process… Continue reading

Owen

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Nombre del Proyecto: Owen Boutique Autor: Jeremy Barbour, TACKLEBOX Architecture Ubicación: New York, Estados Unidos Material Revalorizado: bolsas de papel Sitio Web:  http://www.tacklebox-ny.com/project/19/owen/ Name of the Project: Owen Boutique Author: Jeremy Barbour, TACKLEBOX… Continue reading

Retrain

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Project created in 2009 by Ruben Iglesias – retrain by rubcn – , a designer from Barcelona. The basis of the project is to reuse before recycling. The results are this unique pieces.

Under the Baobab

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Tree made from recycled fabric. created by Pirate Technics for the Southbank Centre’s Festival of the World. Here their Flickr and you can watch a video with the construction process! via Inhabitat. Photos by cluttercup.

EcoARK Pavilion

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The Far Eastern Group sponsored the “EcoARK” movable Fashion Pavilion for the 2010 Taipei International Expo. Built with POLLI-BRICKS  (from plastic bottles) created by miniWIZ. “Turning Taiwan’s trash into a treasure. The EcoARK pavilion is hailed… Continue reading

habemus Facebook!

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You can now follow the website by facebook. 🙂 Hope you like it!

Oliver Schau

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Urban furniture built with yellow dranaige tubes by the Hamburger Student Oliver Schau. via Spiegel Online.

Bonheur Provisoire

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Recycled orange plastic beer crates. “The architectural challenge was the construction of a temporary pavilion to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the1958 Universal World Exhibition in Brussels. The space was dedicated to various film… Continue reading

Rio + 20

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Fisch sculptre constructed using discarded plastic bottles on Botafogo beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Part of the  UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). their Flickr. via Colossal

1 Liter of Light

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This is one of the project I like the most. One of the biggest challenges we have, is to be able to make a really big change using almost nothing. We just have… Continue reading

Sleeper Cells

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by Suzanne Husky. 2011, YBCA, San Francisco, USA. Recycled wood. Nice drawings, nice everything! via Inhabitat.

1000 Doors

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by the South Korean architect  Choi Jeong-Hwa.  This ‘skyscraper’ is in the center of the Korean capital Seoul. via popupcity.  

Temple of Trash

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by Salzig Design. For the International ideas competition „FollyDOCK“ Rotterdam, Heijplaat. 2nd place material award, finalist and realization. Exhibition in the NAI (Netherland Architecture Institute) Rotterdam, June 2006. Realization of the installation in Rotterdam, Heijplaat,… Continue reading

Second Hand

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Please watch this amazin animation made by Isaac King. “The term “second hand” refers to the ticking hand on a clock; it also describes re-used items. Would you rather save time? Or save… Continue reading

Waste Land

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“Filmed over nearly three years, WASTE LAND follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho,… Continue reading

One Plastic Beach Video

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Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang have been collecting plastic debris off one beach in Northern California for over ten years. “The opposite of beauty, is indiference”. Here their blog and Website.  via Vimeo

Junk Castle

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MFA assemblage thesis from sculptor Victor Moore in 1970 and he spent just 500$. Here is his  book. Photos by David Patterson.

Tom Fruin

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Nice into garbage artist. Here is his Website!

Gravity-Defying Land Art

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by Cornelia Konrads. Public spaces instalations. Cool 360° View!. via Colossal

Recycline

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Now you know what to do with those plastic bottles. Nicely done! watch more pics in recycline.

Osian Batyka-Williams

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“I see potential in other people’s waste.” Get to know this cool artist. Watch this video! via noquedanblogs