Tag Archive: 2012

The Grand Stair | La Gran Escalera

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In 2012 the Australian team March Studio finished their work for the entrance of the Nishi Building in Canberra, Australia. They designed the stairwell, wall and ceiling of the entrance with 2150 reused… 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

HEAD IN THE CLOUDS | PART 2

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The “Head in the Clouds” is the winner of City of Dreams Pavillion 2012-2013 and now open for visitors to participate this nice recycled structure from 8 th of June till September 22… Continuar leyendo

GUSANO DE ARENA

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The Finnish artist Marco Casagrande developed this organic structure / area / installation in the dunes of the coast of Wenduine, Belgium in 2012. The structure moves freely between architecture and art, is… 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

FXFOWLE LOUNGE

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This interior design by FXFOWLE architects was build for the inaugural Miami Project Art fair in 2012. The pavilion is created with 180 varying segments and solely put with Elmer’s glue. The main… Continuar leyendo

Reclaiming Heritage: L’Aquila

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TU Berlin Students, Kim Lange, Fariborz Rahimi and Jack Crocker did this project during the seminar Reclaiming Heritage: L’Aquila, on 2012-2013.  The Challenge was to work in L’Aquila, Italy – a small town that… Continuar leyendo

FIETSKANT

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A project in Rotterdam by studio Schuim in 2012. The reuse of old bycicle parts like frames, pedal cranks and rims were built to a creative fence. The parts were welded together and… Continuar leyendo

NUBE PET

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Nombre del Proyecto: Nube Pet Autor: arturo revilla pérez, architecture mónica domínguez ureta, marketing alejandro revilla pérez, communication + photograph In collaboration with: universidad autonoma de aguascalientes, UAA universidad del valle de méxico,… Continuar leyendo

The Cowshed Collective

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by  The Cowshed Collective. Ireland. Built in a summer workshop in 2012, this shelter (made for a cow) captures rainwater and is constructed entirely of recycled materials, most of which -including bricks, galvanized steel, wood, and plywood panels-  were… Continuar leyendo

2012 in review

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,300 views in… Continuar leyendo

Merry Recycled Christmas!

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To keep the spirit, junkitechture shows a couple of recycling examples for these days! 1. Tetra Pack Foundation in cooperation with the artist put together a Recycled Christmas Park in the  United Nations Plaza, in the city of… Continuar leyendo

Participative Landscape

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Together with the inhabitants of the neighborhood ‘Muide’, Assurance Ambiance, from Belgium, had the initiative to build: 1. A Rocket – “Tetanus I”: almost finished after 6 months of work with schools and residents. The call… Continuar leyendo