HOW TO: Build Your Own Bodacious Beach Bar from 7 Discarded Shipping Pallets

June 3, 2013 by  
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Using seven discarded shipping pallets, avid recycler and designer James Higginson —who previously shared his pallet table project with us—now ups his game with a gorgeous DIY beach bar  built on a tiny budget. Check out James’ tutorial on how you can make your own  beautiful construction this summer. His step-by-step instructions can found here , and though this project requires some building know-how, it’s also a DIY  masterpiece that’s sure to WOW your friends and family! Via Survive France Network  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: bar design , beach bar design , build your own bar , design your own bar , diy bar , diy beach bar , james higginson , Pallet beach bar , pallet construction , recycled pallet designs , Survive France        

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The Elysorium is a Former Factory Turned Into a Community Space for Shared-Resources

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The Elysorium is a community of like-minded individuals that share a resourceful, anti-consumption attitude and a (messy) open living space. Located in a  former factory  site in the west of  Zurich , the Elysorium hosts residents that have made a commitment to exchanging and cultivating real friendships within the space provided to them. Showing the potential of  open plan  living, the layout changes constantly, adapting to new people or needs—but always promoting community. Read the rest of The Elysorium is a Former Factory Turned Into a Community Space for Shared-Resources Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: adaptive architecture , Architecture , co-working , community , exchange , freegan , home working , old factory , Recycled Materials , sharing , The Elysorium , Zurich        

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Erez Nevi Pana’s “Soilid” Chair is Made from Baked Soil and Fungi

June 3, 2013 by  
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When it comes to green furniture design , it doesn’t get much more natural than  Erez Nevi Pana ‘s Soilid Chair , which is made from a mixture of soil, fungi and other natural materials. The materials are measured by volume and weight, mixed together and left to rise overnight at room temperature. The Soilid mixture can then be shaped and molded in a plaster or wood mold to create different shapes. Read the rest of Erez Nevi Pana’s “Soilid” Chair is Made from Baked Soil and Fungi Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “natural materials” , chairs , Erez Nevi Pana , fungi , fungi chair , green chair , green furniture design , natural bench , natural chair , Soilid , Soilid chair , Soilid furniture        

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