15 Jun '15, 8am

#Luiis_3x ] Architectkidd’s Blue Bird Hut saves injured birds with eco-friendly construction:... [ #Luispokel ]

Did you know that nearly 10,000 birds are smuggled in and out of Thailand every year? Design studio ArchitectKidd wants to combat that problem with their brilliant Blue Bird Hut, a small bird shelter made of recycled materials that doubles as an educational display. The bird hut was recently awarded the Holcim Gold prize for sustainable construction for the structure’s use of recycled oil palm fibers—a commonly found agricultural waste in Thailand—and focus on political activism. The design was created as part of Architectkidd’s ongoing research for their Bird Sanctuary project.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/architectkidds-blue-bird-hut-saves-i...

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