Tag Archive: junk

Zac Freeman | Junk Portraits | Retratos Basura

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Retratos conformados por pedazos plásticos y otros materiales descartados utilizados por Zac Freeman, un artista que desde el año 1992 junta pedazos de “basura” para hacer sus retratos.  Estaba interesado en comunicar a… Continuar leyendo

Recycled Animals | Animales Reciclados | Yong Ho Ji

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Yong Ho Ji crea estas esculturas de animales mutantes, carnívoros, herbívoros, omnívoros, artrópodos, etc, etc, etc. Todas a partir de neumáticos desechados.  Genial, no? Yong Ho Ji creates this sculptures of mutant, carnivorous, herbivorous,… Continuar leyendo

Recycled Cows | Vacas Recicladas | Miina Äkkijyrkkä’s

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Para una persona que pasó 50 años trabajando con vacas, no es de extrañarse que estas pasen a ser sujeto de su inspiración. La artista Miina Äkkijyrkkä’s utilizó docenas de automóviles usados de los alrededores… Continuar leyendo

Art from arson in Detroit | Paisaje Recuperado en Detroit

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Author: Catie Newell | Architect Detroit | Michigan Irreversible, transformed, and impaired – the material and spatial qualities of a house are dramatically altered with the introduction of fire. Severely damaged and unsafe,… Continuar leyendo

Sabías que podías hacer esto con tu aceite usado? | Did you know you could do this with your used oil?

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¿Qué haces con el aceite usado de las comidas? ¿Sabías que 1 litro de aceite contamina 1000 litros de agua? Fábrica de Jabón es un electrodoméstico sostenible de bajo consumo que transforma este… 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

1 YEAR JUNKITECHTURE

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TODAY, WE CELEBRATE THE 1ST BIRTHDAY OF JUNKITECHTURE! To make this event even cooler, we wanted to thank you in first place for visiting the site and for your interest in these kind… Continuar leyendo

Trash Tsunami

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“Urban Solid Waste in Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic, February 2009. What will happen if a giant rubbish wave invades the malecon? Probably, it will be impossible not to notice it, and probably everyone… Continuar leyendo

Junk Cathedral

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Vince Hannemann, the “Junk King”, has been collecting junk since 1989  and turning them into a giant cathedral.  Excellent Video! “In 2010 the city closed the structure claiming it was unsafe and demanded Hannemann… Continuar leyendo

Chandeliers

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Built by the amazing artist Carolina Fontoura Alzaga using chains, wheels and other parts from old bicycles as part of a series she calls CONNECT. watch really cool video!   via Colossal

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

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,… Continuar leyendo

Tom Fruin

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Nice into garbage artist. Here is his Website!

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

Scrap House

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“In anticipation of World Environment Day 2005, we challenged a rockstar team of San Francisco architects, artists, contractors, city officials, and engineers to construct a house using only scrap and salvaged materials”. here the Website of… Continuar leyendo