Future-Forward: Innovations for a world that does not yet exist

‘Everything But the Kitchen Sink’ as an Architecture Philosophy?

MIT’s new Water Pavilion has been getting lots of press, with a structure created by continuously flowing recycled water, but doesn’t top Amsterdam’s new pavilion made entirely of kitchen sinks. A joint project of 2012 Architecten and Jeanneworks, the structure’s held together by scaffolding and collects rainwater to divert to a garden nearby. 2012 Architecten specializes in reclaimed construction projects such as playgrounds created out of discarded windmill wings, etc. For more info on innovative design, check out the book Superuse: Where Recycling Meets Design.

Not a practical building facade (have you ever tried welding stainless steel?) but a great icon for reclaimed construction. Great pics at Inhabitat.


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This entry was posted on May 8, 2009 by in sustainable design and tagged , , , .
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