The Major Construction with Recycled Material of the World – Pavilion of Tetrabriks | CUAC Arquitectura + Sugarplatform

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Como una forma de celebrar el Día Internacional del Reciclaje, la Concejalía de Medioambiente de la Diputación de Granada, la empresa de recogida de residuos (RESUR) junto con CUAC Arquitectura + Sugarplatform levantaron un pabellón a… Continuar leyendo

2013 in review | Otro año que se va!

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 28,000… Continuar leyendo

Christmas tree made of sledges | Hello Wood

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This year Hello Wood designed a Christmas tree of 365 sledges in front of the Palace of Arts in Budapest, Hungary. The sledges will be disassembled and given to the kids of SOS… Continuar leyendo

TETRALUX | Sombreaderos de Tetrapack | Covers from Tetrapack

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“Tetralux se inicia en un proyecto de título de Arquitectura I+D en la UTFSM junto al profesor Carlos Castro, el cual tenía como objetivo inicial seleccionar un residuo de alto volumen de consumo,… Continuar leyendo

Sommerwerkstatt Wiesenburg | TU Berlin Students

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In 2012 a group of students and Prof. Donatella Fioretti from the TU Berlin, Germany, designed a workshop area for the Wiesenburg Summer Workshop. It took place in a former homeless shelter and… Continuar leyendo

ArboSkin | ITKE Stuttgart

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Students and Professors from Stuttgart University’s ITKE (Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design) build this freeform pavilion facade in 2013, Germany. It’s a demonstration of the structural properties of a new bioplastic… Continuar leyendo

Floating Umbrellas | Portugal

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The second year in a row the organization Sextafeira Produções hang up hundreds of colorful umbrellas in the streets of Agueda, Portugal (2012, 2013). An initiative by the council in Agueda and it is… Continuar leyendo

Goedzak | Garbage bag for reuse | Bolsa de reutilización

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GOEDZAK IS A SPECIAL GARBAGE BAG FOR ITEMS THAT ARE STILL USEABLE. IT’S A FRIENDLY WAY TO OFFER PRODUCTS A SECOND CHANCE AND STIMULATE SUSTAINABLE BEHAVIOR. “…everybody owns items that are no longer… Continuar leyendo

Tech.o.gami y bolsas de plástico

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Nombre del Proyecto: Tech.o.gami y bolsas de plástico Autor: estudiantes con la ayuda del Prof. Andrea Bauzá Año: 2011 Ubicación: Puerto Rico Material Revalorizado: papel y plástico Name of the Project: Tech.o.gami y… Continuar leyendo

Primer Encuentro de Reciclaje en Sociedad

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La ONG Alianza para el Desarrollo Sustentable “YoReciclo” en colaboración con la Ilustre Municipalidad de Providenvia, organizan el primer Encuentro de Reciclaje en Sociedad, llamado “Transformando la basura: iniciativas exitosas de tratamiento de… Continuar leyendo

Mesa Verde / Green Table = 1m2

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Nos alegra comunicarles que hoy pasamos a formar parte de la iniciativa Mesas Verdes, para contribuir a la preservación de la biodiversidad del planeta, apadrinando un espacio de Selva Tropical en la reserva… Continuar leyendo

Exhibition “BUILT HERITAGE, EARTHQUAKES AND INNOVATION: Potentials for Prevention, Restoration and Reconstruction after Catastrophes”

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BUILT HERITAGE, EARTHQUAKES AND INNOVATION: Potentials for Prevention, Restoration and Reconstruction after Catastrophes INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION FORUM Exhibition Room Architecture Building Technische Universität Berlin, Strasse des 17. Juni 152, 10623 Berlin-Charlottenburg Reconstruction and management of… Continuar leyendo

Sail Away | Navega Lejos

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“A flotilla of paper boats snaking across the floor of the space. The interactive element involved thousands of people. Exploring the idea of ‘six degrees of separation’, the theme of the HYPERLINK Festival,… Continuar leyendo

Restaurant MAD | Longo+Roldan Arquitectos

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In 2013, Longo + Roldán Arquitectos designed the ceiling of restaurant MAD, which is located in Madrid, Spain. They reused old tires and frames of different sizes and colors to create these hanging… Continuar leyendo

HOME₂O Roof System| NYIT Students

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A team of students and professors of the New York Institute of Technology’s School of Architecture (NYIT)just designed a water bottle roofing system after the latest typhoon in the Philippines. A special created pallet… Continuar leyendo

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

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

(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