26 Feb '16, 8pm

These psychedelic beach huts are made from plastic waste plucked from the ocean

Different types of “scales” display varying degrees of solidity and transparency facilitating privacy and views across East Coast Park and the Ocean. The 'scales' at the top of the hut are printed with thin film PV (photo-voltaic) that generates power to support the interior fan and general LED lighting of the hut. The infinite colour variations possible using recycled HDPE will produce a family of beach huts that are engaging and elegant contributors to the Singapore shoreline whilst telling the story of an imaginative reuse of a plastic material that is part of our everyday lives but which given its disposable nature is contributing to the destruction of ocean life and our environment.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling-design/blogs/thes...

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