The Ocean Cleanup: No more plastic in only 10 years? | La Limpieza del Océano: No más plástico en sólo 10 años?

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19-year-old Boyan Slat combines environmentalism, entrepreneurism and technology to tackle global issues of sustainability. While diving in Greece, he became frustrated when coming across more plastic bags than fish, and wondered: “why can’t we clean… Continuar leyendo

Manifesto House | Infiniski

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Infiniski es una empresa dedicada a la arquitectura y construcción modular eco-eficiente, fundada por los arquitectos James&Mau, la cual tiene sede en Madrid y en Santiago de Chile. Su casa Manifiesto es una vivienda unifamiliar… Continuar leyendo

“Oceans are in our hands” Sarcastic Climate Change | “Los Océanos están en nuestras manos” Cambio Climático Sarcástico

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El mes de mayo de 2014, el concurso de Caricaturas Niels Bugge  pidió a ilustradores y dibujantes de todo el mundo enviar dibujos basados ​​en un tema fundamental: el clima. El concurso instó a los participantes… Continuar leyendo

Coca-Cola Invents 16 Crazy Caps to Turn Empty Bottles Into Useful Objects | Coca Cola inventa 16 Tapas para Convertir las Botellas en Objetos Útiles

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Ahora que la reutilización está de moda, todo el mundo está investigando e inventando nuevas maneras de reutilizar su ropa vieja, sus objetos en desuso, etc. Pero hasta qué punto la reutilización es… Continuar leyendo

Paper Tea House | Shigeru Ban

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Nombre del Proyecto: Paper Tea House Autor: Shigeru Ban Año: 2008 Ubicación: Londres Material Revalorizado: tubos cuadrados de cartón  Sitio Web:  http://www.shigerubanarchitects.com/works/2008_paper-tea-house/index.html                      Name… Continuar leyendo

Bake.A.Dish. Never again wash dishes! | Nunca volver a lavar platos!

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Bake.A.Dish is an oven that creates bread and biscuit dinnerware. You can customize the shape of your dishes based on your diet or just for fun! By customizing the size of the food… Continuar leyendo

Estación de Oficios del Porvenir: el nuevo significado de la basura | Future Offices Station: The New Meaning of Garbage

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El proyecto de La Estación de Oficios del Porvenir es un lugar de restauración de oficios regionales (enología, agricultura, procesos agro industriales y culturas) que busca cultivar los elementos de esta zona con… Continuar leyendo

The Glad Tent | Camp & Trash Tent at the same time?| Carpa y Bolsa de Basura al mismo tiempo?

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Glad has always been a brand that promises a stronger stand against waste. Already innovating around 2 of the 3 R’s: Reduce (by utilizing less plastic in our bags¬) & Recycle (by supporting recycling… Continuar leyendo

CD Sculpture “Crystal” | Jim Hake

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The artist Jim Hake from Toronto, Canada, created a sculptural portrait from upcycled CDs, which was shown at the Lonsdale Gallery in 2013. The ‘60s music band “Crystal” was his inspiration and he… Continuar leyendo

Tectonic Landscape | HG-Architecture – Live Components

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Tectonic Landscape is the artificial landscape made of 1000 pieces of plastic pallets at Daegu Art Museum in South Korea. This installation represents a spatial drawing for Korean landscape, as well a space for sitting, climbing,… Continuar leyendo

Judit Rabóczky | sculptures

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This post is about some collective works made by the Hungarian artist Judit Rabóczky during the last years. She creates sculptures which have been twisted and formed into dynamic human forms using discarded… Continuar leyendo

WarkaWater | potable water for Ethiopia

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The WarkaWater project is developed by „Architecture and Vision“ in 2012. In the mountainous regions in Ethiopia, woman and children need to walk several hours to collect water. The idea is to ease… Continuar leyendo

No shower for 1 year. Could you? | Sin ducharse por 1 año. Podrías tú?

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Rob Greenfield, un joven proveniente de San Diego, California, inició un viaje de 100 días en bicicleta por Estados Unidos para promover la sustentabilidad y la vida respetuosa con el medio ambiente. Uno de… Continuar leyendo

Homeless Home Project | Proyecto Casa para los Sin Casa

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“Gregory Kloehn is a kind-hearted and crafty artist in Oakland, California who had the brilliant idea of creating small mobile homes for homeless people out of recycled and reclaimed materials found on the… Continuar leyendo

Permaculture Day | Día de la Permacultura

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“Nos sumamos a la campaña internacional para el festejo del día de la permacultura, hoy 4 de mayo. ¿Cómo lo vas a festejar? En permacultureday.org  hay una lista de eventos alrededor de todo el mundo, por ejemplo aquí… Continuar leyendo

Would you stay in this luxury hotel? | Dormirías en este hotel de lujo?

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The Spitbank Fort was “Originally constructed to defend the British from Napoleon III’s navy in the 18th century, these three sea-forts have since been abandoned and are now being renovated as luxury getaway… Continuar leyendo

Buscando el vuelo MH370 ¿Creerías lo que han encontrado? | Searching the flight MH370. Would you believe what they’ve found?

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“La gigantesca operación de búsqueda del avión de Malaysia Airlines no ha logrado encontrar la aeronave, pero ha dejado en claro una cosa: el Océano Índico está cubierto de basura. No es el… Continuar leyendo

The Get Going Challenge | Do you have a dream? | Tienes un sueño?

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TOYOTA is supporting your challenge with US $ 1.000.000 “What is your dream in life?. We have created the Get Going Challenge to hear about your dreams. We are sharing these dreams with… Continuar leyendo

YES WE CAMP | Marseille

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YES WE CAMP is designed by Michael Lefeber and BC Studies in Marseille (France) in 2013, which was the European Capital of Culture. Design of a hexagonal structure only made by reused or… Continuar leyendo

Pritzker Prize 2014 | Shigeru Ban

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Great news!  Shigeru Ban has been honoured with the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014. The Pritzker is considered to be one of the world’s premier architecture prizes and it is often referred to as the Nobel… Continuar leyendo

Austrian Pavilion EXPO 2015 | Graft

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GRAFT architects from Berlin come with this nice idea for Austria’s pavilion for the EXPO 2015 in Milan, Italy. The motto will be “Feeding the planet. Energy for life” The structural grid of… Continuar leyendo

Cortxo Gastrobar | Spain

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The architects from Nexus Estudio did the interior design for the Cortxo Gastrobar in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, in 2013. They reused old corks to form a wall finishing which transforms into… Continuar leyendo

Comploo | Compost = Shelter | Compost = Refugio

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Comploo | 2010 BAKOKO Composting is tried and tested method of recycling organic waste, but it can also keep us warm. Heat is a byproduct of microbial breakdown of organic material. A healthy… Continuar leyendo

INFOMAB10 PAVILION | kawamura-ganjavian

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(Mobile pavilion; Madrid, Spain; 2009-2010) Infomab10 is a pavilion designed and built in record time and within record budget. It consists of an off-the-shelf 28m3 glass-fiber reinforced polyester water tank that was intervened.… Continuar leyendo

HAKA RECYCLE OFFICE | DOEPEL STRIJKERS

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Project: KRINGLOOP KANTOOR – HAKA GEBOUW Location: ROTTERDAM “In 2009, the HAKA building in the Merwe Vierhavens of Rotterdam was designated as a campus for clean-tech activity, a Living Lab for companies, institutions and authorities… Continuar leyendo

ISCUS 2014 | Conferencia Internacional de Sustentabilidad Urbana | Curitiba, Brasil

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Les dejamos la presentación y algunas fotografías de la Conferencia Internacional de Sustentabilidad Urbana, que tuvo lugar en la ciudad de Curitiba, Brasil, los días 24 y 25 de Febrero del presente año.… Continuar leyendo

Bamboo Micro Housing | Hong Kong

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The Bamboo Micro Housing designed by Affect-t for the Hong Kong/ Shenzhen Biennale of 2013 is a form of transitional housing. The lack of available housing in Hong Kong is asking for temporary… Continuar leyendo

Housing puzzles

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The dutch company ECOnnect designed in 2013 a solution for quickly constructible shelters after disasters like the earthquake in Haiti. The rapidly growing cities are not the ones with a lot of skyscrapers.… Continuar leyendo

Shigeru Ban | Paper Tube Structures

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Nombre del Proyecto: Paper Tube Structures Autor: Shigeru Ban Material Revalorizado: tubos de cartón Sitio Web: http://www.shigerubanarchitects.com/works.html#paper-tube-structure                      Name of the Project: Paper Tube… Continuar leyendo

Ushuaia, Argentina Earthship Academy Session | Nave Tierra

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De la tipología de Earthships de Michael Reynolds, se construye esta casa en Ushuaia, Argentina, la cual propone la anteposición de un invernadero en la fachada que permite el almacenamiento del calor en… Continuar leyendo