02 Jun '11, 12pm

Reuse on a massive scale! How do you reuse an old concrete bridge? See these award winning design ideas.

Reuse on a massive scale! How do you reuse an old concrete bridge? See these award winning design ideas.

Rather than completely demolishing the old route, with its extraordinary reinforced concrete viaducts, now fully integrated within the landscape and the collective imagination, the reuse and re- development of certain by-passed sections is proposed as a means of boosting the production of renewable energy; experimenting with new eco-friendly technologies; favouring connections between villages and access to the valuable crops on mountain crests; and, finally, developing new forms of environmental and land art capable of stimulating responsible tourism.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/02/great-ideas-adapt...

Tweets

'Self-Healing' Concrete Could Double Lifespan of Bridges

'Self-Healing' Concrete Could Double Lifespan o...

greenbiz.com 03 Jun '11, 1pm

OTTAWA, ON — A more durable concrete that will increase the average lifespan of bridge decks by more than 20 years compare...

Designers Repurpose Toyota Prius Technology In ...

treehugger.com 31 May '11, 3pm

Earlier in the month, we pointed out the innovative ideas coming out of the Toyota Ideas for Good competition, including h...

Designers Repurpose Toyota Prius Technology In ...

treehugger.com 31 May '11, 2pm

Earlier in the month, we pointed out the innovative ideas coming out of the Toyota Ideas for Good competition, including h...