The Gorgeous Stola Table Lamp is Made from 100% Recycled PET Plastic

September 9, 2013 by  
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The gorgeous Stola Table Lamp is one of the most beautiful recycled material lamps out there. Made by design company Actual SF , the accordion style structure is constructed from 100% recycled P.E.T . and felt. Fitted with an energy saving CFL bulb, the table not only adds atmosphere to any room, but is a beautiful example of design-minded green lighting . Read the rest of The Gorgeous Stola Table Lamp is Made from 100% Recycled PET Plastic Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Actual SF , eco design , green design , recycled lamp , recycled PET plastic , Stola Lamp Table , sustainable design        

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Rafael Viñoly Admits to Making “A Lot of Mistakes” with London’s “Walkie Scorchie” Skyscraper

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“We made a lot of mistakes with this building,” admits Rafael Viñoly. It is not everyday that you will hear an architect admit to making a mistake with their work, but Vinoly hardly had a choice with this one. In a recent interview with The Guardian’s architecture critic, Oliver Wainright, Viñoly fessed up to the fact that he made a lot of mistakes with his 37-story building in London’s financial district dubbed the Walkie Talkie . The building has a specific concave shape that channels the sun’s rays into a concentrated beam onto the neighboring area, Eastcheap, melting car parts, starting fires and cracking pavers. Read the rest of Rafael Viñoly Admits to Making “A Lot of Mistakes” with London’s “Walkie Scorchie” Skyscraper Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: concave building producing sun glare , dangerous buildings , death ray building , harnessing concentrated glare for power , melting car parts , melting paint , rafael vinoly , singeing carpets building glare , solar power tower , value engineering sun louvres , Walkie Scorchie , Walkie Talkie        

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