Articles tagged Recycling & Reuse


Flux, an art installation by Crystal Wagner, seems to merge into the fabric of its surroundings

WALNUT CREEK – Crystal Wagner’s Flux – an art installation that dominated the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, California with its organic, free-flowing forms last summer – featured scraps …


Behold the brick beauties given the Wienerberger Brick Award 2016

The Wienerberger Brick Award has offered a unique platform for the recognition of outstanding brick architecture of international quality since 2004.


Chartier-Corbasson embellishes a concert venue with sheets of golden stainless steel

NILVANGE – The Parisian firm adapted the prefabricated building into a concert hall and music school.

Mixed Use

DP6 roughens Neushoorn school slash music venue's edges with reused bricks

LEEUWARDEN – The integrated music venue and school building takes on a more rough and ready approach than the firm’s usual refined aesthetic.


Biophilia drives DaeWha Kang Design's office block renovation

SEOUL – London-based studio DaeWha Kang Design has given a 1980s office block a facelift in Seoul, Korea.


a21studio fragments interior spaces into stacked blocks at Saigon House

HO CHI MINH CITY – Projecting a poeticism for family and life, a tree situated at the heart of the Saigon House immediately draws the eye.


Studio Frank Havermans' prototype KAPKAR/DY-K92 is a catalyst for future industrial development

DORDRECHT – The sculptural installation KAPKAR/DY-K92 stimulates awareness of the last standing relic of a former shipyard.


Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates launches Sanctum installation

BRISTOL – Fourteenth century church houses temporary structure built for artistic collaboration.

Art & Culture

Jacob Douenias and Ethan Frier fuel Living Things installation with algae

PITTSBURGH – Jacob Douenias and Ethan Frier concretely shape the theme of renewable resources with Living Things.


Takehiko Nez Architects defines Vision Atelier's salon interior with mirrors and plants

KOFU – After a handful of interventions by Takehiko Nez Architects, the Vision Atelier hair salon opens its doors with refreshed scenery in Kofu.


Amy Brener traps found objects in layers of resin

New York-based Amy Brener has made a name for herself as a sculptor of intriguing freestanding monoliths, created by capturing objects she’s collected in layers of poured resin.


Arabeschi di Latte sets up Water Bar for Selfridges' Project Ocean campaign

LONDON – None of us wants a garbage patch twice the size of Texas floating in our oceans. This is what’s happening, and the reason why even shopping temple Selfridges has decided to take a clear …