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Canadian architecture studio Provencher Roy has created Darwin Bridges, a curved bridge on Nuns' Island outside of Montreal constructed with concrete that utilises recycled glass in its mixture. Read more
Japanese designer Daisuke Yamamoto presented recycled steel chairs on podiums of the same material as part of an exhibition in Milan, which has been shortlisted for a 2023 Dezeen Award. Read more
While the use of recycled plastics is normally considered a noble endeavor, a new study says it's time to think twice. In an analysis of the material from more than 10 different countries, hundreds of potentially harmful chemicals were uncovered.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: Plastics, Plastic waste, Recycling, Pollution, University of Gothenburg
Japanese scientists have developed a new type of plastic that’s strong at room temperature, but can be easily broken down on demand into its base components. In seawater, it starts to break down into food for marine life, and just to top it off, it can self-heal and remember past shapes.Continue ReadingCategory: Materials, ScienceTags: Plastic, Plastics, Recyclable, Self-healing, Shape memory mat
Danish toymaker Lego has abandoned its pilot programme to make recycled plastic bricks from discarded bottles after projections suggested that, adopted at scale, the material would ultimately have a higher carbon footprint. Read more
named monotrack bike, the mini motorbike by ‘make it extreme’ seems powered by a motor engine, giving it a hyper speed amidst its size. The post mini motorbike with single recycled car tire around its body can lean back for wheelie stunts appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
For our latest lookbook, Dezeen has selected eight examples of interiors that were created with reclaimed and recycled materials, including a restaurant in Bangalore and a brick house in Ghent. Read more
the handcrafted lamps embrace imperfect textures and organic forms, drawing on japanese aesthetics of wabi-sabi. The post ZBOZHZHA fuses recycled cardboard, clay, and minerals for biodegradable pendant lamps appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Australian architecture practice Studio Edwards has completed an exercise in contemporary small-space living with this 24-square-metre micro apartment in Melbourne's Fitzroy district. Read more
the woodworking technique seamlessly molds rigid plastic boards into chairs and benches without the need for heat, glue, or chemicals. The post kuo duo applies kerf bending to mold recycled plastic boards into vibrant furniture appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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