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Watch a concrete WWII bunker get cut in half

Watch a concrete WWII bunker get cut in half | Recycled architecture and design | Scoop.it
In 2010 a Dutch WWII bunker was sliced in half to create one of the most unique war memorials in the world. This video documents the transformation of bunker 599 into a work of art.
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Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose with Rail Yard Studios

Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose with Rail Yard Studios | Recycled architecture and design | Scoop.it
We first spotted Rail Yard Studios at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New York. Founded by Robert Hendrick and his father Jim, the company cre
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Industrial site gets a recycled makeover | WilmingtonBiz

Industrial site gets a recycled makeover | WilmingtonBiz | Recycled architecture and design | Scoop.it
In 2008, architect Michael Kersting decided to begin “fulfilling a dream” as well as to start paying a mortgage instead of rent for his office space.
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New 100% Recycled and Biodegradable 3D Wall Panels by WallArt

New 100% Recycled and Biodegradable 3D Wall Panels by WallArt | Recycled architecture and design | Scoop.it
We received some photos and information about the 3D wall panels from WallArt, designs with the power to liven up a place, adding that extra aesthetic dime
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Berlin Factory Renovated Into Stunning Recyclable Live/Work Space

Berlin Factory Renovated Into Stunning Recyclable Live/Work Space | Recycled architecture and design | Scoop.it
The initial idea was to bring 30 thinkers under the age of 30 from 30 different disciplines together for six weeks to foster innovation outside of the corporate world.
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Eco-Friendly Architecture: 13 Buildings Made From Recycled Shipping Containers

Eco-Friendly Architecture: 13 Buildings Made From Recycled Shipping Containers | Recycled architecture and design | Scoop.it

All over the world, architects are repurposing old shipping containers and turning them into innovative, beautiful houses, hotels, libraries, workspaces, and even seaside observation decks. Shipping container buildings are designed to have a minimal impact on the environment, are cost-effective, and modular designs can easily be moved from place to place.

We hope you'll be as inspired as we are by these 13 buildings made out of shipping containers.


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Cathryn Wellner's curator insight, January 8, 2014 2:00 PM

Shipping containers aren't just rectangular boxes - at least not in creative hands.

Lola Ripollés's curator insight, January 8, 2014 5:39 PM

One of the architectural trends we hope to see more of in 2014 is eco-friendly architecture, and these buildings are excellent examples of that. All over the world, architects are repurposing old shipping containers and turning them into innovative, beautiful houses, hotels, libraries, workspaces, and even seaside observation decks. Shipping container buildings are designed to have a minimal impact on the environment, are cost-effective, and modular designs can easily be moved from place to place. We hope you'll be as inspired as we are by these 13 buildings made out of shipping containers.

Betty Fitzgerald's curator insight, January 9, 2014 6:01 PM

It's nice to see shipping containers beautified. Not just an ugly extra garage for the old buick.:D