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Enel Pavilion, Piuarch Jan 2015

Enel Pavilion, Piuarch

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650 polycarbonate vectors. Polycarbonates used in engineering are strong, tough materials, and some grades are optically transparent

The Cola-Bow, Penda Architects Jan 2013

The Cola-Bow, Penda Architects

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Canopy was made up of more than 17,000 bottles were collected from the citizen. Surrounded by increased pollution every, the sculputure can also be seen as a reminder for creating awareness to recycle plastic waste.

Aia Pavilion, Gernot Riether (Design Build Studio At Git) Jan 2011

Aia Pavilion, Gernot Riether (Design Build Studio At Git)

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Each template was cut from PETG (glycol-modified polyethylene terephthalate) sheets, before being thermoformed into shape using a neatly designed adaptable mould. This material can either be produced from recycled plastic, or more pertinent to this location, from sugar cane: a plant that has been an integral part of the culture of Louisiana for over 200 years.

World Expo 2010-Wanke (2049), Xiang Lu Jan 2010

World Expo 2010-Wanke (2049), Xiang Lu

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The first impression of this building would be seven golden wheat buttresses. And the actural material of this building is wheat straws. Known as agricultural discards, 95% of wheat straws and 5% environmental friendly adhesive made this unique material. And instead of burning these wheat straws and producing more CO2, it is more sustainable to make them into building materials.

Gucklhupf, Hans Peter Wörndl Jan 1993

Gucklhupf, Hans Peter Wörndl

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A skeleton of studs and beams constitutes the bearing framework onto which the outer fiber-board cladding is applied. Retractable panels at different height transform the space and enhance the relationship between interior and exterior.