Articles tagged Recycling & Reuse


What happens when you turn computer keyboards into wall coverings?

United States – Using thousands of recycled keys from the cast-off keyboards Sarah Frost creates wall-sized landscapes of texture, colour and pattern.


Our co-working space of the year is a celebration of Spanish handicraft

Madrid – At the 2019 Frame Awards, the jury members applauded the resourcefulness and material pride of José María de Churtichaga’s Impact Hub Piamonte. 


This is what a sustainably designed restaurant can get to look like

Hong Kong – The John Anthony restaurant in Hong Kong, designed by Linehouse, is a fine example of sustainable spatial design that doesn’t have to scream its intentions. 


A puffer jacket exhibition in Tokyo gets down with waste

Tokyo – In Tokyo, Rikako Nagashima celebrates Descente Blanc’s puffer jackets using nothing but by-products from their production.

People’s Pavilion by bureau SLA and Overtreders W. Photo Jeroen van der Wielen

Bureau SLA & Overtreders W build a pavilion with only borrowed materials

EINDHOVEN – Here, the entirety of the People’s Pavilion – a central piece at this year’s Dutch Design Week – is borrowed and will be returned to the owners, including …


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 …

Winning the grand prize and category Urban Infill, House 1014 in Barcelona, Spain by HARQUITECTS. Photo Adria Goula

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.

The concert hall is situated within the basement of the venue, in the place of a former swimming pool.

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.

The firm sought to preserve the existing structure and character of the site whilst altering it into something new.

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.

The architects envisioned a workspace which combines contemporary material processes with organic principles.

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.

The client desired a space where the whole family could gather to create and share memories.

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.

The project encourages individuals to rediscover the local architectural heritage in unexpected ways.

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.