Turkey presents a huge ship made from 4 tons of reused materials in Venice

June 2, 2016 by  
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The large ship measures 30 meters (98 feet) and weighs four tons. It was built from more than 500 pieces of reused materials , including seven kilometers (4.6 miles) of steel cable, wooden moulds, discarded furniture , signboards and boats found on site. Related: Slovenia built a habitable structure with latticed wooden bookshelves The design, curated by Feride Çiçeko?lu, Mehmet Kütükçüo?lu and Ertu? Uçar, focuses on the concept of borders and ways in which these can be dissolved and transformed. After the Biennale closes next November, the structure will travel back to Istanbul, where it will become a centerpiece of a museum of arsenal. Via urdesign Photos by Cemal Emden

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White Arkitekter Unveils Plans to Move an Entire Swedish City

June 19, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of White Arkitekter Unveils Plans to Move an Entire Swedish City Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , city masterplan , henning larsen architects , iron ore mining , kiruna , Kiruna 4-Ever plan , Kiruna relocation , Sweden , urban planning , Venice Architecture Biennale , White Arkitekter

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Clever Infinite Light Turns a Recycled Plastic Bottle Into a Solar Lamp

June 18, 2014 by  
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Millions of people around the world live without access to electricity – and upon nightfall, many families are forced to use dangerous and expensive kerosene lamps. The Infinite Light is a high quality and cost-effective solar lamp designed to be used in rural off-grid areas. The simple solution consists of a flexible solar panel and batteries stored within a recycled PET bottle. Designed by Dr. Hakan Gürsu of Designnobis , the Infinite Light was honored with a 2013 Green Dot Award . + Designnobis 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: designnobis , green design , green lighting , Infinite Light , off-grid lighting , social responsibility , solar lamp , Solar Power , sustainable design

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One to One Explores How Local Tradition Can Find a Place in Modern Sustainable Architecture

January 21, 2013 by  
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One to One  was the largest work at the International Exhibition at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale . A full-scale rebuild of part of Anupama Kundoo ’s Wall House, it extended Dr. Kundoo’s experimental work on sustainable living and tested how local craft traditions can be reinterpreted in new architectural contexts. One to One was built by a cross-cultural team, which included a team from the University of Queensland , Indian craftspeople and Italian builders. + UQ Architecture 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: 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale , Anupama Kundoo , Anupama Kundoo’s Wall House , architecture installation , art installation , International Exhibition , One to One , Sustainable Building

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