Hassell’s Sustainable Common Ground Housing Project Honored at the World Architecture Festival

October 29, 2012 by  
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International architecture and planning firm Hassell recently won multiple awards and commendations at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore. One of the projects recognized was Hassell’s Common Ground housing project in Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia. The project was built to provide stable permanent housing solutions for those dealing with chronic homelessness. The building’s design focuses on providing a wonderful blend of efficiency and comfort – both inside and out. Read the rest of Hassell’s Sustainable Common Ground Housing Project Honored at the World Architecture Festival Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: australia , Camperdown , Chronic Homelessness , Common Ground , grocon , hassell , homeless , housing , Housing NSW , new south wales , pro bono , Singapore , social design , social housing , world architecture festival

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BRC Designs’ Suicide Collection is Made from Hundreds of Recycled Soda Cans

October 29, 2012 by  
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Whether you call it ‘soda’ or ‘pop,’ we can all agree that  BRC Designs ‘ quirky and colorful ‘Suicide Collection’ is pretty impressive. The unique pieces of furniture are made from hundreds of recycled cans and pop tops that have been stitched and soldered together. The furniture collection, which features both a chair and a table, is crafted from an assortment of recycled cans, and it’s named after the suicide drink — a favorite of kids that involves mixing three or more different sodas together into one sugary concoction. + BRC Designs The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BRC chair , BRC Designs , recycled aluminum cans , recycled can chair , recycled can table , recycled cans , recycled pop cans , recycled soda cans , Suicide collection

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Rotor Transforms Ghent’s Industrial Grindbakken Pits Into a Cutting Edge Art Space

October 29, 2012 by  
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