PICS: 1000s of Flowers Fill Spanish City Streets for Girona’s Colorful Springtime Festival

May 15, 2012 by  
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Vinyl From London Olympics Will Be Recycled for the 2014 World Cup

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While we weren’t thrilled to hear that the 2012 London Olympics would be using PVC to build many of their temporary structures, the good news is that the materials will be recycled for another big sporting event afterwards. Over 142,000 sq. m. of PVC fabric was incorporated into the construction of the park and external Olympic venues, including Zaha Hadid’s Aquatics Centre , Hopkins Architects’ Velodrome , the Populous-designed Olympics Stadium and the Royal Artillery Barracks , but there is hope on the horizon because the developers of the Olympics have promised to do their part by recycling the vinyl after the games in new structures for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Read the rest of Vinyl From London Olympics Will Be Recycled for the 2014 World Cup Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , 2012 London Olympics , 2012 olympics , eco design , green architecture , Green Building , green design , London Olympics , olympic venues , olympics , polyvinyl chloride , PVC , recycled vinyl , Serge Ferrari , Sustainable Building , sustainable design , venues , vinyl , vinyl architecture , vinyl recycling

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