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21 hours 18 minutes ago
© Federico Kulekdjian © Federico Kulekdjian
  • Architects: Arqtipo
  • Location: Vidal 3532, C1429AHN CABA, Argentina
  • Area: 482.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Federico Kulekdjian

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22 hours 20 minutes ago

‘the garden of beauty’ exhibit features two different chair styles with backrests that echo the plumage of the bird.

The post marc ange debuts peacock-style collection for visionnaire during art basel in miami appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

22 hours 20 minutes ago
Wattenmeerzentrum in Ribe (DK). Architektur: Dorte Mandrup, Kopenhagen | Vadehavscentret in Ribe (DK). Architecture: Dorte Mandrup, Copenhagen. Image © Jakob Schoof Wattenmeerzentrum in Ribe (DK). Architektur: Dorte Mandrup, Kopenhagen | Vadehavscentret in Ribe (DK). Architecture: Dorte Mandrup, Copenhagen. Image © Jakob Schoof

Increasing urbanization, excessive waste production, excessive consumption of material goods, and exploitation of natural resources. There are many factors that contribute to the environmental impact of humans on Planet Earth. Scarcity of raw materials and the use of non-renewable resources is already the reality of some locations, and nature can no longer reclaim renewables at the same pace as it is exploited. The impact of human activities is so remarkable that scientists have pointed out that we are living in the new geological age of the Anthropocene (the Greek word for “the recent age of man”). The construction industry in particular is a major resource consumer and waste generator. In the European Union, the construction and use of buildings represents about 50% of all resource extraction and energy consumption, and about one third of all water consumption. [1] In 2014, 52% of all waste was attributed to the construction sector. [2].

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23 hours 20 minutes ago

reebok’s new design has been made with castor beans, algae, eucalyptus trees and natural rubber, which are all sustainably sourced.

The post reebok forever floatride GROW: first ever plant-based running shoe appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.